He Shall from Time to Time: Clocking Out

Another strong argument for why Obama should focus on jobs, not deficits, tonight.

The state of the union is going to need growth, not austerity.

Sen. Merkley agrees: it’s time to get serious on jobs in the State of the Union.

Speaking of which: We have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to invest in infrastructure right now.

The growth of health care costs: finally slowing down.

The top 1% took home 121% of pre-tax income growth in the 2 years after the recession. No, that’s not a typo.

Republican arguments against the CFPB fall apart at the slightest examination.

Civil rights hero Rosa Parks will get a statue in the U.S. Capitol.

Today is also the birthday of John L. Lewis, a coal miner who became an activist, organizer and one of the nation’s most important labor leaders.