Unchained Melody: Clocking Out

The House GOP unanimously votes down a national minimum wage increase.

Progressive lawmakers call for an end to sequestration.

Krugman: The House progressives’ “Back to Work Budget” is an honest, smart proposal.

Paul Ryan’s budget addresses economic inequality “like a flamethrower solves a house fire.”

Ryan needs $5.7 trillion in tax hikes to offset his big tax cuts.

President Obama meets with congressional Democrats to talk about Social Security and Medicare…

…as the AFL-CIO promises to oppose the benefit cuts that would come with “chained CPI.”

Is the Medicare cost problem already getting better?

Report: Megabank JP Morgan dodged investigations, covered up wrongdoing.

The JP Morgan debacle reflects badly on CEO Jamie Dimon.