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How Car Ownership Helps the Working Poor Get Ahead

Access to public transit helps, but it's not enough to connect some workers with economic opportunity.

Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 10:57am

Paul Ryan Offers a Way Forward for GOP on Poverty

The Republican's "discussion draft" could help the party navigate a tough issue in the midterm elections.

Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 10:47am

These Tea Partiers Aren't Anti-Immigration. They Just Want to Close the Border.

Tea Party Members in Spartanburg and Greenville mobilize as their communities welcome growing numbers of immigrants.

Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 10:18am

What Egypt Stands to Win From the Gaza Conflict

Even if a second cease-fire proposal fails, Egypt's reputation in the West is getting a much-needed boost.

Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 8:40am

The Safety Agency At War With Itself

Personnel disputes are tearing the Chemical Safety Board apart, leaving the panel's work unfinished—and workers at risk.

Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 5:00am

Could You Live on $77 a Week?

Minimum-wage advocates begin their 'Live the Wage' challenge

Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 5:00am

Republicans Keeping Their Faith in Scott Brown

Despite polls showing him struggling to make inroads in New Hampshire, Republicans insist he'll surprise the skeptics.

Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 5:00am

What's the Point of the Draft Elizabeth Warren Movement?

The liberal favorite already has millions to spend from her campaign account. She doesn't need help from outsiders.

Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 5:00am

Congress Has Finally Found a Bill to Rally Around

The Able Act, which would allow those with disabilities to set up tax-free savings accounts, has broad support and will likely pass both chambers with ease.

Posted: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 9:38pm

What Happens When Extremism Becomes Mainstream?

What used to be widely seen as loony is now broadly accepted or tolerated by the Republican Party.

Posted: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 9:33pm