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Burger-Doughnut Combo’s Nasty Taste Burger King avoids an inversion penalty with this one weird trick. Bloomberg News: “The group of investors who control Burger King Worldwide Inc. (BKW) are using an unusual strategy to avoid the tax penalty that normally...

Progressive Breakfast

Minimum Wage Debate Heats Up New York Times editorial says business will benefit from a $10.10 minimum wage. “Scholarly studies and the experience of businesses themselves show that what companies lose when they pay more is often offset by lower turnover and...

Progressive Breakfast

Budget Deal Faces Senate Test It’s crunch time for the Senate this week. MSNBC’s Meredith Clark: “The Senate is tasked with confirming several presidential nominees, including new heads of the Federal Reserve and the Department of Homeland Security....

Obamacare: Playing Games, Getting Played Brian Beutler at Salon’s take on what the media is missing with those Obamacare stories “In our haste to find human interest stories that contradict President Obama’s misleading claims about grandfathered insurance...

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