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  • Bernie Sanders wants Walmart to raise worker wages

    First Amazon. Now Walmart. Senator Bernie Sanders plans to unveil legislation on Thursday titled The Stop Walmart Act, aimed at raising wages at the retail giant. Walmart, along with Amazon, American Airlines and several other large companies, have drawn Sanders' ire because he says they don't pay workers a living wage. Sanders points out that the Walton family, heirs to Walmart's founder and one of the richest families in the US, have seen their wealth grow. The company earned $13 billion in...

  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wants raises for Capitol Hill staffers

    Incoming Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called on Congress Monday to raise salaries for staffers on Capitol Hill, saying that interns and aides are severely underpaid. The New York Democrat took to Twitter to describe eating at a "dive spot" in D.C. where several employees were also working in congressional offices. "It ...
  • Pritzker Wants to Raise State Pension Payments, Offers No Specifics

    Incoming Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker recently got candid about pensions and one-party rule with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. The post Pritzker Wants to Raise State Pension Payments, Offers No Specifics appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

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  • Pharmacist 'killed wife when she refused to have the baby he wanted to raise with gay lover'

    Mitesh Patel, 37, (pictured with wife Jessica) of Middlesbrough, strangled his wife after she refused to go through with IVF because she knew he was being unfaithful with men, it is alleged.

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