So what are you doing this weekend? Mitt Romney is having a secret meeting with Karl Rove, Paul Ryan and some of his (undisclosed) top bundlers.
Related: “This election is in some ways a grand experiment in the power of big bucks.”
The trouble in the economy isn’t just affecting those at the bottom of the scale–the pain is reaching middle-class families too, in many ways.
How low can they go? Some employers–and Republican lawmakers–want to lower the minimum wage.
Women are 62% of minimum wage earners.
Mac McClelland talks about her investigation into life inside the vast network of warehouses behind online shopping sites.
Romney’s company, Bain Capital, invested in the companies that “pioneered” outsourcing and offshoring, a new Washington Post investigation reports.
The long and not-particularly-sterling history of big business leaders in U.S. politics.
Exporting Rick Scott-ism: Georgia about to carry out a voter purge.
Exporting Rick Scott-ism, Part 2: Michigan pushes a bill, modeled on Florida’s, to limit voter registration.
The sickly self-reinforcing nature of austerity politics.
Guess who’s having a perfect session at the Supreme Court? The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, who have seen 100% of decisions go their way.
Chamber-owned news outlets are reporting on the Supreme Court’s Affordable Care Act case without disclosing who owns them.
Related: the results of a fascinating study of the newly-insured in Oregon, and the lessons for expanding coverage.
Occupy Our Homes Minnesota, fresh off of a big win, goes on the road to fight for another family facing an unfair foreclosure.
Like we said: the best way to reduce foreclosures is principal reduction on mortgages.
Song for the day: The National, “Secret Meeting”