Washington, D.C. will lose thousands of jobs as the district’s plan to raise the minimum wage to $15 goes into effect, while the higher wages will primarily benefit workers in the surrounding suburbs, according to a new report by the city’s chief financial officer.
Former President Barack Obama came out Thursday to defend his landmark legislative accomplishment, the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.
Rep. Maxine Waters (D., Calif.) is again calling for President Donald Trump to be impeached, while also calling for the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Devin Nunes (R., Calif.) to be investigated.
Democratic assemblywoman Deborah Glick of the New York State Assembly has introduced legislation that would fine people who do not vote, and has been promptly criticized on the constitutionality of the measure.
Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R., Va.), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, made the case in a letter Wednesday that the “lax immigration policies” of the Obama administration led to the rape of a 14-year-old girl in a suburban Maryland high school bathroom by two Central American illegal immigrants.