Why Extended Jobless Aid Must Be In The Next Budget Deal

With only 10 days left on the House legislative calendar before the holiday recess, action is desperately needed to prevent vital aid to millions of unemployed Americans from being cut off on December 31.
Emily Foster
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Save Social Security

On Wednesday, a panel discussion and press conference were held to examine Social Security’s role in in the retirement income crisis. An overwhelming majority of Americans believe that Social Security benefits should not be cut.
Emily Foster
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New Proof The American Majority Supports Obamacare

When House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said on Wednesday, “We all agree that Obamacare is an abomination,” the “we” he was referring to certainly was not the majority of Americans.
Emily Foster
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States Blocking The Health Care Door

A new report shows how 13 states are trying to make it harder for the most vulnerable Americans to receive the health care they desperately need through the insurance exchanges created by Obamacare.
Emily Foster
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Workers Protest Taxpayer-Funded ‘Poverty Jobs’

Close to 100 cleaning and concessions contract workers from various federal facilities walked off their jobs and marched to the White House to protest what they called taxpayer-funded "poverty jobs."
Workers Protest Taxpayer-Funded ‘Poverty Jobs’
Emily Foster
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Let’s End The War On The War On Poverty

Conservatives have exchanged the "war on poverty" for a "war on the poor," using false assumptions about the failure of government programs. Three authors explain why they are wrong.
Emily Foster
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