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Sen. Whitehouse Introduces Retirement Savings Bill

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Sen. Whitehouse and Rep. Neal Introduce Retirement Savings Bill

Automatic IRA Program will Help Enhance Retirement Security for Tens of Millions…

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Bill and Melinda Gates bet big on the future and philanthropy - Yahoo News

I am thankful for Bill and Melinda Gates and all they have done for so many poor people in the world. But I don’t think philanthropy really has the teeth to address inequality in our country. 66 more words

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U.S. Delegation Heads Back From Cuba Ahead Of Migration Talks Wednesday

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — A delegation of congressional Democrats is expected back in the U.S. Monday after a weekend trip to Cuba. 286 more words


Democratic Lawmakers Visit Cuba Amid Changes In US Relations

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WASHINGTON (CBSMiami/AP) — The first group of U.S. political leaders visited Cuba on Saturday to discuss expectations for the normalization of relations between the United States and the island nation. 152 more words


Whitehouse Calls for Tax Fairness and an End to Tax Haven Abuse by Corporations

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Congressman Doggett, Senator Whitehouse Introduce Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), a senior member of the House Ways and Means Committee, and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, introduced the Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act.

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Whitehouse Calls for Tax Fairness, Billionaires to Pay Their Fair Share

Good news and more good news:  Senator Whitehouse is looking for ways to put the middle class first, get billionaires to pay their fair share, and generate new revenues. 572 more words

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How is the Rhode Island Foundation Coalition-Building for Health Care Reform? - Health Policy | Grants | Inside Philanthropy

The first female Governor of Rhode Island, Gina Raimondo, is going to have her work cut out for her with requests for all sorts of things — funding for everything under the sun, reform ideas from every political perspective, and, oh yes, health care — that little elephant in the room, costing us all a fortune, wreaking havoc on middle class and poor families, and making us look bad internationally for having the most bloated, ineffective system in the world. 99 more words