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Opinion

Women in Low-Wage Jobs Are Underpaid and Overloaded

Despite holding better educational credentials than ever before, women continue to make up two-thirds of the workers earning $10.10 per hour or less.

The Geography of Debt in the U.S.

Americans along both coasts take on the greatest amount of debt, according to a new study, while Southerners suffer the most from overdue bills.

Climate Battle Plan Shifts to Bottom Line

Democrats hope to shift the politics of climate change by highlighting what they say are the massive costs of failing to curb greenhouse-gas emissions.

Cathy McMorris Rodgers Expects Export-Import Bank to Be Reauthorized

The Republican leader breaks with the majority-leader-in-waiting on a major issue for Washington state.

Many Hurdles in the Race to Recess

Congress will try to deal with the border crisis, VA reform, and a host of other issues before adjourning for the summer on Thursday.

EPA Chief Won't Ditch the Waters Rule, But She Is Digging for Answers

Gina McCarthy is reaching out to critics in the farm community and pledging to respond to their concerns.

Rand Paul's Pitch to Black Voters

Can small-government conservatives find common ground with the socially disadvantaged?

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Opinion

Women in Low-Wage Jobs Are Underpaid and Overloaded

Despite holding better educational credentials than ever before, women continue to make up two-thirds of the workers earning $10.10 per hour or less.

The Geography of Debt in the U.S.

Americans along both coasts take on the greatest amount of debt, according to a new study, while Southerners suffer the most from overdue bills.

Climate Battle Plan Shifts to Bottom Line

Democrats hope to shift the politics of climate change by highlighting what they say are the massive costs of failing to curb greenhouse-gas emissions.

Cathy McMorris Rodgers Expects Export-Import Bank to Be Reauthorized

The Republican leader breaks with the majority-leader-in-waiting on a major issue for Washington state.

Many Hurdles in the Race to Recess

Congress will try to deal with the border crisis, VA reform, and a host of other issues before adjourning for the summer on Thursday.

EPA Chief Won't Ditch the Waters Rule, But She Is Digging for Answers

Gina McCarthy is reaching out to critics in the farm community and pledging to respond to their concerns.

Rand Paul's Pitch to Black Voters

Can small-government conservatives find common ground with the socially disadvantaged?

Show More