A new bill in the Oregon House of Representatives aims to raise the state minimum wage by increments over three years, until it reaches $15 in 2018. State lawmakers and the public are divided about the economic costs and benefits of such a hike, reflecting the larger nationwide debate about minimum wage increases.
President Obama's remarks on equal pay resulted in a standing ovation . . . except from Republicans. What's the issue?
Elizabeth Warren defied leaders of the Democratic party by lobbying against the spending bill over one specific principle objection – a move pundits are comparing to Ted Cruz's rogue filibuster of Obamacare funding.
The usually strife-torn House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill to help parents of children with disabilities. It shows how D.C. can find common ground.