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Why Costco is Backing Obama’s Minimum Wage Push

Filed under: Costco, Wal-Mart, Barack Obama, SpendingSpencer Platt, Getty ImagesIn a break with the rest of the retail industry, Costco has expressed support for President Obama’s proposal to raise the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour.

In fact, Cost…

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Now That They’ve Happened, Spending Cuts Seem Here to Stay

Filed under: U.S. Government, Government Spending, EconomyBy PHILIP ELLIOTT

WASHINGTON (AP) – The spending cuts are here to stay if you believe the public posturing Sunday.

The Senate’s Republican leader Mitch McConnell called them modest. House Spe…

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What’s Next for Obamacare Foes Now That Fla. Gov. Rick Scott Has Caved

Filed under: Health InsuranceFlorida Gov. Rick Scott (AP/J Pat Carter)
On Wednesday, Florida Gov. Rick Scott, one of the most outspoken critics of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act — and the Medicaid expansion it carries with it — announced that …

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Black History Month: 9 Museums That Will Ship You a Piece of Our Past

Filed under: Deals, Gift GuidesUS President Barack Obama sits on the famed Rosa Parks bus at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan. (White House /Getty Images)It’s February, and America is celebrating its 37th federally-recognized Black History M…

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Retail, Fast Food Industries Not Thrilled With Obama’s Minimum Wage Push

Filed under: Retail, Family Money, Food & Beverage, Barack Obama, EconomyPresident Obama’s State of the Union proposal to raise the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour has the retail industry on edge and fast food stocks struggling.

During Tuesday’…

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