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Supreme Court Ruling: Employers Can Refuse to Pay for Birth Control

The Supreme Court rules 5-4 that Hobby Lobby does not have to pay for birth control coverage in worker health insurance on religious grounds. More 

David Brat: 7 Things to Know About the Rising Tea Party Politician

The winner of Virginia's 7th Congressional District Primary, David Brat is a college economics professor and Tea Party candidate. More 

GOP Shocker: Eric Cantor Defeated by Little-Known Tea Party Challenger

David Brat, an unknown Tea Party candidate, defeated House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in Virginia's 7th Congressional District primary on Tuesday. More 

Bowe Bergdahl Latest News: 5 Things to Know About the US Soldier’s Controversial Release

The White House is facing a political firestorm over the deal its struck with the Taliban to secure the release of captive U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl. More 

Seattle’s New $15 Minimum Wage Will Be Highest in America

Seattle's City Council has passed an ordinance that raises the city's minimum wage to $15 per hour within seven years. More 

Chicago Group Proposes $15 Minimum Wage

The Raise Chicago Coalition has introduced a plan to raise Chicago's minimum wage to $15 an hour. More 

Michigan Minimum Wage to Hit $9.25 by 2018

Michigan's Republican governor has signed a bill raising the Michigan minimum wage to $9.25 per hour by 2018. The law enjoyed bipartisan support. More