Trump’s Indiana Taxpayer $$ Investment in Carrier Worked Well, Didn’t It?

— by Aaron Rupar, Journalist at ThinkProgress | Twitter: @atrupar As part of the deal President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence struck with Carrier, the company has promised to make a $16 million investment in its Indianapolis facility — an investment management plans to use on developing technology that will allow them to replace human …

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BREAKING: The Biggest Legal Attack On Unions In Decades Is Dead

— by Ian Millhiser When the Supreme Court met last January to hear an aggressive attempt to defund public sector unions, the news looked grim for organized workers. All five of the Court’s conservatives seemed ready to accept the plaintiffs’ legal arguments, a result that would have potentially had catastrophic financial consequences for many unions. Then …

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Legally Married and Legally Fired

— by CAP Action War Room The Fight For Equal Rights For LGBT Americans Does Not End At Marriage We’ve been talking a lot about a certain Supreme Court case over the past month, with the Affordable Care Act under attack for a second time. Next up, the Supreme Court will hear another important case …

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The Jobs Report In 5 Charts

A Remarkably Positive Jobs Report, With A Reminder That There’s More To Do — by CAP ACTION WAR ROOM, posted on 12/5/2014   The November jobs report was released today, and it brought a lot of good news. The U.S. economy added 321,000 jobs in November, well exceeding analysts’ expectations of 230,000. The unemployment rate remained at …

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The NRCC Stoops to New Fraudulent Lows

The National Republican Congressional Committee is tricking would-be Democratic campaign donors into making donations to defeat the candidates they support — with Republican websites that look like they could easily be the campaign pages of Democratic candidates.  Unless site visitors read the fine print on the landing pages and the donation forms, it’s very easy …

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State Efforts To ‘Reclaim’ Our Public Lands Traced To Koch-Fueled ALEC

By Public Lands Team on Mar 11, 2013 at 12:33 pm By Jessica Goad and Tom Kenworthy via CAP and ThinkProgress Despite the many problems that states and municipalities face today—from budget shortfalls to unemployment—seven western states have decided to embark on unconstitutional and quixotic battles attempting to force the federal government to turn millions …

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