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Obama plans orders to boost equal pay for women

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama plans two executive actions this week to promote equal pay for women -- and to promote equal pay as a critical issue for Democrats this election year.

One action, an executive order, will prohibit federal ...

States feel loss of jobless aid

WASHINGTON -- Despite bipartisan support in the U.S. Senate for reinstating emergency aid for the long-term unemployed, prospects remain dim in the Republican-controlled House. Meanwhile, the toll of the expired extended benefits on states is ...

States feel loss of jobless aid

WASHINGTON -- Despite bipartisan support in the U.S. Senate for reinstating emergency aid for the long-term unemployed, prospects remain dim in the Republican-controlled House. Meanwhile, the toll of the expired extended benefits on states is ...