Congress has not raised the federal minimum wage since 2006, when it increased from $5.15 to $7.25 an hour.
Was President Barack Obama born in Kenya? Conservative Web site breitbart.com has taken a stab at relighting the debate, after it found promotional booklet produced by a literary agency in 1991 that describes Obama as born in Kenya and raised in Indonesia and Hawaii. However, an former employee for the agency chalked up the Kenya reference to nothing more than a mistake.
According to a poll, If the election were held today, Paul would get 46 percent of the vote compared to President Barack Obama’s 49 percent.
Mitt Romney is poised for a big win at the New Hampshire 2012 primary. But if he takes the Republican nomination from Ron Paul, Paul's supporters won't be toeing the party line. Numerous voters and supporters are planning on writing in Paul's name on the ballot in November if he fails to secure the GOP nomination.
So here's the dilemma in case you missed it. I was watching the GOP presidential debate from Dartmouth early this week, brought to us by Bloomberg TV and The Washington Post. Early in the debate I noticed along with many others that Ron Paul's eyebrow seemed to be falling off. In fact, it looked to me to be a fake eyebrow -- an eyebrow toupee.
Ralph Nader and a group of progressive cohorts are seeking a Democrat who can challenge President Barack Obama for the 2012 Democratic nomination for president.
During every presidential campaign season, a number of underdog candidates decide to run for the White House – most of whom have no hopes of ever getting elected.
Ralph Nader is a five-time candidate for President of the United States, with a particular concern for consumer protection, eviromentalism and democratic goverment. Some claim the lecturer and attorney has been merely a political disrupter over the years, acting as a third-party spoiler for instance in the 2000 U.S. presidential election.
While compromise is the name of the game in Washington D.C., some wonder if the huge gulf between left and right might lead to a kind of permanent malaise in our national body politic.
Amid much fanfare, technology giant Apple launched its latest version of mobile operating system iOS 5 and released a beta version to developers.
Apple, along with the launch of iPad2, has officially updated its iOS mobile operating system to 4.3, with features including a faster browser, iTunes home sharing and enhancements to AirPlay.
Two University of Illinois experts in bankruptcy law are saying that the legal principles applied in the bankruptcy reorganizations of GM and Chrysler were misguided, and have ultimately undermined the distributional norms of bankruptcy reorganizations.