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On Equal Pay Day, Good News and Bad News

Tuesday is Equal Pay Day

(Newser) - It takes a woman until the following Tuesday to earn what a man does in a single week, and more than 15 months to earn what a man does in a year, according to the National Committee on Pay Equity. That's why Tuesday is Equal Pay Day, representing how... More »

Right-Wing Super PACs Outspending Liberals 4-1

They're playing big role in congressional races

(Newser) - Super PACs aren't just reshaping the presidential race , they are also transforming congressional campaigns. And in those races, conservative interest groups are outspending their liberal rivals by a four-to-one margin, reports the Washington Post . So far, conservative groups have plowed $20 million into House and Senate races, and with... More »

Palin Favorite Scores Upset in Nebraska

Little-known Deb Fischer nails GOP nod for Senate race

(Newser) - Nebraskans went to the polls today, and while Mitt Romney's victory was a foregone conclusion— CNN called it early—the real race to watch was the Republican Senate primary, won by a Sarah Palin favorite. Little-known state Sen. Deb Fisher, who garnered a flurry of Tea Party endorsements after... More »

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