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Incremental Rise to $15 Minimum Wage Signed Into Law in Illinois

The new Democratic governor of Illinois, following through on a key campaign promise, today signed into law a bill that will raise the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour in increments. The minimum wage today in Illinois is just $8.25; the new law sets up incremental increases in that minimum wage so that it […]

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House Dems Announce Investigation into Trump Admin Efforts to Sell Nuclear Tech to Saudi Arabia

Today House Democrats announced an investigation into alarming allegations that Trump White House officials, against the warnings of ethics and national security officials, repeatedly made efforts to sell nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia. The announcement of the investigation accompanied the release of a report called “Whistleblowers Raise Grave Concerns with Trump Administration’s Efforts to Transfer […]

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Trump Believing Putin Over U.S. Intelligence “Shameful”, “Height of Irresponsibility” According to Harris (VIDEO)

Senator and 2020 presidential candidate Kamala Harris (D-CA), responding to Andrew McCabe’s allegation that President Trump believed Russian President Vladimir Putin over the U.S. intelligence community about North Korea, said that any president doing that, according to The Hill, would be both “shameful” and the “height of irresponsibility”. Ad: Shadin Maali for Moraine Valley Community […]