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The Daily Caller

Senate Democrats: e-cigs are 'candy-flavored poisons'


‘These products are taking advantage of the regulatory vacuum’

Over 500 economists sign open letter opposing a federal minimum wage increase

President Barack Obama looks for gifts for his family with salesperson Susan Panariello after stopping off at the GAP in New York

‘Business owners saddled with a higher cost of labor will need to cut costs, or pass the increase to their consumers’

Democratic senators introduce bill regulating e-cigarette advertising

U.S. Senator Boxer, chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, speaks during the nomination hearing for McCarthy to be administrator of the EPA, in Washington
'This bill will help protect our children'

SHOCK REPORT: Minimum wage hike backers in Congress rarely pay their interns

House Minority Leader Pelosi and Rep. Hoyer talk to the media on Obamacare following a Caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington

‘It is really not about the workers’

Raising the minimum wage won't solve the problem of income inequality


If the administration is serious, they would start investing in competitive education.

Is Obama too 'exotic' for one senator?

Tom Harkin

Iowa Democratic Sen. Tom Harkin claims unnamed senator said Obama ‘doesn’t share our values’

Should food stamp recipients be allowed to use their benefits to purchase junk food?


73 health organizations and experts call on USDA to allow states and localities to try limiting unhealthy food stamp purchases

Yep, student loan rates just doubled

Harry Reid

Goodbye 3.4 percent; hello 6.8 percent

Sen. Harkin: Raising minimum wage to $10.10 will make economy ‘stronger’ [VIDEO]

‘Every time we raise the minimum wage, employment goes up’

Vilsack will not run for open Senate seat in Iowa in 2014 - TheDC

Tom Vilsack

Obama’s popular Secretary of Agriculture will not replace Tom Harkin

Obscenities invade C-SPAN website during fiscal cliff coverage - TheDC

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Someone is running amok at C-SPAN, the nonprofit network where political junkies get their kicks

Moderate Republican, Dem lawmakers plan to expand the FDA - TheDC

Sen. Lamar Alexander in the halls of Congress. AP Images

‘It essentially writes a blank check for a regulatory authority’

Senator: 'No Christmas for Congress' unless unemployment benefits are extended [VIDEO] - TheDC

Harkin: ‘To state the obvious, $300 bucks a week, which is the average unemployment benefit — what a windfall huh?’

Star Harkin witness's testimony under fire - TheDC

Tom Harkin

Documents obtained by TheDC bring into question a key witness’s testimony on regulating for-profit colleges

Harkin staff collaborated with interest group, outside law firm to edit witness testimony - TheDC

Tom Harkin

‘That’s not an investigation, that’s just a charade’

Document suggests witness tampering by Sen. Tom Harkin's office - TheDC

Tom Harkin

‘In order to get out ahead of this issue we might have the chairman straight up ask you if you’re suing Westwood’

Democratic senator: GOP a 'cult' with slavish commitment to protecting fat cats - TheDC

Tom Harkin

Democrats said Wednesday that ‘Cut, Cap and Balance’ isn’t going anywhere in the Senate

Issa hearing on new regulation skips scandals - TheDC

For-Profit Colleges

Tough new rules on for-profit colleges — minus the scandals — to get a House oversight hearing

Senate Democrats calling for new infrastructure package - TheDC

Tom Harkin

Sen. Tom Harkin predicts that the package may lower the unemployment rate by two points

Harkin speaks out against for-profit colleges - TheDC

Tom Harkin

‘[T]he student has no idea that they are more likely to wind up with ruined credit than a college degree and a good job’