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August 2014

As we approach Labor Day, Congress needs to cut the party-line bickering and refocus its efforts on policies that help American workers.

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July 2014

Despite an improving labor market, Congress needs to do more to create opportunity for all American families.

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June 2014

Five years after the Great Recession, conservative lawmakers continue to stifle our economy and the middle class.

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May 2014

Despite a broken Congress, the president can still push progressive policies to help strengthen the middle class.

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April 2014

Progressive policies similar to the Affordable Care Act can lay the foundation for stronger growth and help those most in need.

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March 2014

Progressive fiscal policy must complement monetary policy to boost economic growth.

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February 2014

In the fifth year of recovery, policymakers must create an economy that works for everyone.

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January 2014

To help the middle class and create jobs, Congress should pass a one-year extension of unemployment benefits and raise the federal minimum wage.

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December 2013

Economic data show that this is a recovery for the rich—not a recovery for everyone.

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November 2013

Economic data show that Congress’s fiscal brinksmanship is keeping businesses from investing in America and consequently holding back overall growth.

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October 2013

Congress must move past its partisan pettiness and enact policies to help the American economy.

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September 2013

As we draw closer to a fiscal crisis, Congress must not allow the American economy to be held hostage by radicals bent on scorching the earth.

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August 2013

Policymakers need to find and enact policies that can spur faster economic growth.

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July 2013

Economic and labor-market gains continue this month, but policymakers should focus on long-term strategies to strengthen the American people and help U.S. businesses prosper.

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June 2013

Despite gains in the housing market, economic growth and labor-market growth remain too slow to make a difference for the American middle class.

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