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American economy is still in trouble

I was in Seattle, Washington, recently, to congratulate union and community organizers who helped Seattle enact the first $15 per hour minimum wage in the country. Other cities and states should follow Seattle’s example. Contrary to the dire predictions of…

Deadly dog disease strikes New Jersey

Dozens of New Jersey dogs have died after contracting a highly contagious canine virus that can produce a life-threatening illness, according to the the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), People for Animals (PFA) and the Trenton…