U.S. Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia joined five other Democratic U.S. Senators Tuesday to warn that repealing the Affordable Care Act would hurt the effort to fight America's opioid addiction epidemic.
The National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) says if the VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act (S. 1094) is passed in the U.S. Senate it will open VA workers to political with-hunts.
U.S Senator Bernie Sanders "We are here today to say as loudly and clearly as we can that we will not allow the earned pension benefits of up to ten million workers to be cut as much as 60 percent. Ain't gonna happen!"
Uncertainty in federal fiscal policy is creating a tenuous situation for U.S. jobs and the economy. That’s the assessment of Howard University Professor William Spriggs, Chief Economist for the AFL-CIO: