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What lunch shaming tells us about how we think about poor people
The way we talk about poverty and the the people living in it could be getting in the way of solving inequality. One example? Lunch shaming.
The Export-Import Bank gets a congressional reprieve
But why was this small agency that doesn't cost the government anything a target?
Big business may try to downplay Eric Cantor's defeat
A look at what Eric Cantor's defeat means for the business community.
Business groups change up their political giving
After last month’s government shutdown and brinkmanship regarding raising the nation’s borrowing limit, the business community is making its dissatisfaction with how business gets done in Washington clear through a new pattern of political giving.
Debt limit fight put business community at odds with Tea Party
The business community helped elect some Tea Party Republicans to Congress -- and they weren't happy with the shutdown and debt ceiling fight.
Debt talks in disarray
How a deal that delays the debt ceiling fight until Jan. 15 sets up a new fight on the sequester.
The IRS's embarrassment creates free advertising for conservative groups
Revelations the IRS gave extra scrutiny to conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status has raised their profile, and for some, their fundraising.
Politics, money and power: Inside the IRS' targeting of conservative social welfare groups
The IRS is now facing a criminal investigation over its targeting of conservative groups that applied for tax exempt status.
The "spring break" president?
New attack ad from a Tea Party PAC says Obama is the one who's out of touch with Americans
Lasting legacy of Occupy Wall Street remains unclear
Social movements come and go -- will Occupy Wall Street be one that lasts? Or has it already dissipated? Also, listen to letters that Occupiers wrote to financial institutions.