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The Note: Feel The Bern: Sanders Wows In Wisconsin
NOTABLES --SANDERS DRAWS ENORMOUS CROWD AT CAMPAIGN RALLY: A dispatch from the Associated Press in Madison, Wisconsin: "Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders touted his progressive credentials before his largest crowd to date Wednesday night as he pushed his campaign into Wisconsin
Wells Fargo CEO apologizes; senators heap criticism on bank WASHINGTON (AP) — The CEO of Wells Fargo faced accusations of fraud and calls for his resignation Tuesday from harshly critical senators at a hearing over allegations that bank employees opened millions of accounts customers didn't know
Report Finds Racial Wage Gap Widest in Nearly 4 Decades
A new report concludes that the income gap between black and white workers has worsened, and the main reason for the gap is racial discrimination
Seattle Weighs New Rules for Businesses With Hourly Workers
Seattle leaders have proposed new rules for retail and food-service businesses with hourly employees, including requiring them to schedule shifts two weeks in advance
Russian Opposition Faces Infighting, Apathy at Upcoming Vote
With parliamentary elections coming up in Russia on Sept. 18, the blogger who led protests five years ago and his party have been sidelined
Newt Gingrich: There is No Current GOP 2016 Frontrunner
Newt Gingrich, Robert Reich, Donna Brazile and Matthew Dowd discuss the week's politics.
Poll: Hillary Clinton Weakens on Trustworthiness While Jeb Bush Slides Into GOP Free-For-All
Weakening ratings for Hillary Clinton present opportunities for her potential Republican opponents, even as their own contest morphs into an all-out free-for-all, with Jeb Bush surrendering his frontrunner status in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll. While still far ahead for her party’s
Why This CEO Cut His Salary to 70K Worker Wage
Gravity Payments CEO Dan Price decided to do something about the pay gap at his company.
History's a Positive for Clinton; Not So for Bush or Romney
Hillary Clinton’s potential place in history and her husband’s tenure in the White House boost her presidential prospects, while Jeb Bush’s political legacy and Mitt Romney’s 2012 run for the office are negatives, a new ABC News/Washington Post poll finds. Clinton leads both in hypothetical...