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North Carolina Senate Race: Informational Primer

North Carolina Senate Race: Informational Primer

Incumbent: Kay Hagan (D) Context: Kay Hagan was first elected in 2008 when anti-Republican sentiment swayed North Carolina to vote for Barack Obama. Since being elected, she has voted for Obamacare, which has led to 473,000 North Carolinians having their plans canceled. North Carolina has also experienced higher rate hikes than any other state. She is more … Continue reading

Minimum Wage, a Pain for the Poor

Minimum Wage, a Pain for the Poor

Follow @Ryan_Kantor Thursday, December 5th, fast food workers at the Smithsonian in Washington D.C. walked off the job to protest for a higher minimum wage. They are pushing politicians to more than double the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $15.00. Democratic lawmakers are in turn pushing President Obama to sign an executive order to … Continue reading