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Obama: We don't have a strategy for dealing with Islamic State ... yet


  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The
  • RealClearPolitics
  • Hill, The

President Barack Obama said that the U.S. doesn't "have a strategy yet" for dealing with the rise of the Islamic State group, and he said that he had no immediate intention of dialing up military acti… Read More

Entrepreneur hit with back taxes after misclassifying workers


  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Tya Bolton, CEO of Exceptional Business Solutions, tried to reduce overhead by relying on independent contractors rather than full-time employees. But the government determined that some were actually… Read More

Labor leader to Obama: Be aggressive on immigration


  • Hill, The
  • Washington Times, The

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka is urging President Obama to go "bold" on immigration, taking "affirmative action with workers to let them come out of the shadows." Trumka wants deportations of the a… Read More