Bernie Sanders campaign announces it will cut hours to pay staffers $15 minimum wage,…

The Washington Post first reported last Thursday that Sanders’ field staffers were upset that Sanders championed a $15 minimum wage on the campaign trail, and made headlines for railing against major corporations who pay “starvation wages” — even as his own employees made “poverty wages.” …

America’s bottom 50% are slowly recovering from the Great Recession

The total net worth of the bottom 50% of Americans fell to -$143 billion in the second quarter of 2010 — meaning the lowest 50% of earners had collective liabilities far outpaced their collective assets, largely underwater home and auto loans. Their net worth remained …

51% of Voters Support Planned ICE Raids

President Donald Trump’s publicized raids on immigrants illegally residing in the United States reportedly failed to materialize over the weekend, but new polling shows that a slim majority of voters — including nearly half of independents — were in favor of the proposed action, as …

Harris tops Biden in California 2020 poll

The Quinnipiac University Poll survey of Democrats and Democratic-leaning voters found that 23 percent support Harris while 21 percent support Biden. Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) are supported by 18 percent and 16 percent, respectively. More from TheHill

U.S. housing market stuck in a rut even as mortgage rates fall

The Commerce Department report on Wednesday also showed housing completions at a six-month low and a modest increase in the number of homes under construction, indications that an inventory squeeze that has haunted the market could persist for a while. Weak housing and manufacturing are …