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Steve Mnuchin: ‘The Unemployment Rate Is Not Real’

During his confirmation hearing on Thursday, Treasury Secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin said the unemployment rate reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics does not capture the reality of the conditions facing American workers.

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Richard Sherman: Sorry, Politics 'Not for Me'

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman has been encouraged to run for office after he retires, but he said that he would rather teach and coach kids after his playing career is over so they can use football to obtain the

Richard Sherman: Sorry, Politics 'Not for Me'

Dem. Senator: Richard Sherman for Pres!

Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA) stoked some speculation about a future in politics for Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman by holding up a “Sherman 4 Prez” sign during the Seahawks Super Bowl parade on Tuesday. Cantwell, @Mayor_Ed_Murray & @kcexec launch a new

Dem. Senator: Richard Sherman for Pres!

Democrats Ask DOJ to Investigate US Refineries

Six Democrat senators asked the Department of Justice to investigate possible market manipulation by oil refineries on the west coast as the cause of spikes in gasoline prices in May and October. Gas prices hit a record high of $5.

Democrats Ask DOJ to Investigate US Refineries

Congress Should Reform or Eliminate the Ex-Im Bank, Not Give It More Money

Veiled behind procedural gimmickry and proposed jobs legislation, Senate lawmakers are expected to assume deliberation this week of the re-authorization of the federal Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank, boosting its lending ceiling by $40 billion for a period of four years. First

Congress Should Reform or Eliminate the Ex-Im Bank, Not Give It More Money

Coakley Staffer Who Attacked Reporter Is an Obama Appointee

Big Government contributor Dana Loesch has reported on the Coakley staffer who attacked a Weekly Standard reporter outside a Martha Coakley fundraiser on Capitol Hill. A number of outlets have identified the culprit as Michael Meehan, a long-time Democrat political