VIDEO: Senate Approves Jobless-benefits Bill

The Senate has passed legislation to renew a program of jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed that expired last December. But the 59-38 vote sends the bill to a frosty reception in the House, where majority Republicans are generally opposed. The White House-backed bill would retroactively restore benefits that were cut off in late December, and maintain them through the May. If renewed,…

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VIDEO: Democrats highlight equal pay push

VIDEO: Democrats highlight equal pay push

Senate Democrats are hoping paycheck policy will be a smart play by focusing attention on the fight for equal pay. However, opponents say it’s less about the wage gap and more about politics.

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VIDEO: Dine And Dash Bill Repaid 70 Years Later

VIDEO: Dine And Dash Bill Repaid 70 Years Later

A woman came into Lamb’s Grill with a purpose, and when waitress Jasmine Beck approached her, the unnamed woman had something astonishing to say. According to Jasmine, “She starts in and says, ‘My father dined and dashed here in 1941′”. The woman proceeded to tell an incredible story about how, when her father was ten years-old, he dined at the venerable Salt Lake City institution with a friend,…

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VIDEO: Congress To Hold Hearing On ‘Cuban Twitter’

VIDEO: Congress To Hold Hearing On ‘Cuban Twitter’

Congress announced that they will hold hearings next week following revelations that a U.S. government agency secretly created a Cuban Twitter communications network, while Cuban officials condemned the program and asked the U.S. to cease illegal and covert operations on the island. Cuban users of the social network, called ZunZuneo, were not aware that the more than two-year program was created…

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VIDEO: 2016 Election Will Hinge on Foreign Affairs

VIDEO: 2016 Election Will Hinge on Foreign Affairs

The crisis in Ukraine and elsewhere will put foreign policy at the forefront of the 2016 presidential election, Jerry Seib says on the News Hub. Photo: Getty Images.

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