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Minimum wage report puts Democrats on defensive

02/19/2014 1:29am
A report by Congress' nonpartisan budget analysts seems to have thrown Democrats onto the defensive after it concluded that the party's drive to boost the federal minimum wage could cost a half-million jobs by 2016.

Dems' Senate committee outraises GOP in January

02/19/2014 8:59am
The Democrats' committee trying to keep the party's majority in the Senate raised more money in January than its Republican counterpart.

Indian Affairs chairman: Education key for tribes

02/19/2014 5:09pm
The new chairman of the U.S. Senate Indian Affairs Committee said Wednesday he plans to use the post to target wasteful spending, improve educational opportunities for Native Americans and promote job development on reservations.