Shutdown could affect security clearances

Jan 18, 2019
Skip a bill payment, get bad credit. Get bad credit, lose your security clearance.
Social worker Pam Harrison holds a sign protesting the government shutdown at the James V. Hansen Federal Building on January 10, 2019 in Ogden, Utah.
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Popular with voters, more conservative states push for Medicaid expansion

Dec 10, 2018
One of the big winners in November’s midterm election was public health insurance coverage – specifically expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.
A man casts his midterm ballot on Nov. 6, 2018 at Briles Schoolhouse in Peoria Township, Kansas.
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Brexit in turmoil as May postpones Parliament vote on it

Dec 10, 2018
British Prime Minister Theresa May said she would seek “assurances” from the EU and bring the Brexit deal back to Parliament, but did not set a new date for the vote.
A man waves both a Union flag and a European flag together on College Green outside The Houses of Parliament at an anti-Brexit protest in central London on June 28, 2016. 
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Political ads en español: more than simple translations

Oct 31, 2018
Campaigns are trying to engage the growing Hispanic voting bloc through ads in Spanish.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), left, and Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) shake hands after a debate at Southern Methodist University in Dallas in September. Both candidates for the Texas Senate seat have ads in English and Spanish. 
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Political ads en español: more than simple translations

Oct 31, 2018
Campaigns are trying to engage the growing Hispanic voting bloc through ads in Spanish.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), left, and Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) shake hands after a debate at Southern Methodist University in Dallas in September. Both candidates for the Texas Senate seat have ads in English and Spanish. 
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Who pays when presidents hit the campaign trail?

Oct 15, 2018
When President Trump, like his predecessors, stumps for local politicians, local taxpayers foot the bill.
President Donald Trump speaks to supporters during a rally at the Kansas Expocentre on Oct. 6 in Topeka.
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Ask a Manager: Should we talk politics at work?

Getting through Thanksgiving dinner is hard enough, do we have to dodge politics in the 9-to-5 now too?
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S&P 500 companies make fewer election-related donations, survey shows

Oct 4, 2018
The companies that still donate are also becoming more transparent.
"If you don't have positive momentum ... contributors might not like your campaign," says consultant Bill Burges about political donations.
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