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Wall Street Bonuses: The Other Side Of The Story

Until this week, Andrew Schiff's personal finances were his own personal business. But that changed when he was featured in an article about how smaller bonuses are leaving Wall Street workers strapped for cash. "I didn't want to be a poster child for greed," he says.
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Kansas Faces Opposition To Illegal Immigrant Law

A Kansas coalition of conservative farm advocates and liberal social groups is pushing for a law that would create a state-sanctioned work program for illegal immigrants. Their fiercest opponent is the Kansas politician who wrote Arizona's law.
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Obama Calls Law Student Lambasted By Limbaugh

On Friday, President Obama called the Georgetown law student whose stand on contraception prompted Rush Limbaugh to call her a "slut," to ask if she was okay. She said she was. House Speaker John Boehner called the radio host's remarks "inappropriate," but added that Democrats shouldn't fundraise off the debate.
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Tourism Boom Pays Off For N.Y. Hotel Union

A new contract for the city's hotel workers includes higher wages, health care benefits and pensions. And at a time when labor negotiations often involve drawn out and sometimes bitter fights, the contract was agreed upon early.
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Obama Phones His Support To Sandra Fluke, Law Student Limbaugh Derided

With it being a general election year and the president counting on getting enough of the women's vote to win re-election, the phone call takes on a bigger meaning. Comforting someone like Fluke who was targeted by Limbaugh for siding with Obama's contraception policy was the kind of symbolic act that could pay dividends for the president come November.

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