Ali Meyer Articles http://www.cnsnews.com/source/724855/feed en DiGenova on Hillary's Emails: 'If There Isn’t a Department of Justice Preliminary Inquiry, It’s a Disgrace' http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/digenova-hillarys-emails-if-there-isn-t-department-justice-preliminary <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr" id="docs-internal-guid-25ddea03-72ad-32c8-3f83-4e930d529fbb"> </p> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/digenova-hillarys-emails-if-there-isn-t-department-justice-preliminary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> emails Hillary Clinton Joseph diGenova Washington Wed, 01 Apr 2015 01:52:06 +0000 melanie 904751 at http://www.cnsnews.com Americans Must Work Jan. 1 Through April 24 Just to Pay Taxes http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/americans-must-work-jan-1-through-april-24-just-pay-taxes <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/americans-must-work-jan-1-through-april-24-just-pay-taxes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tax Foundation Tax Freedom Day taxes National Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:58:33 +0000 melanie 904506 at http://www.cnsnews.com GDP: Economy Grows 2.2% in Fourth Quarter, Down From 5% in Third http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/gdp-economy-grows-22-fourth-quarter-down-5-third <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/gdp-economy-grows-22-fourth-quarter-down-5-third" target="_blank">read more</a></p> economy Gross Domestic Product National Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:06:04 +0000 melanie 903367 at http://www.cnsnews.com Sen. Debbie Stabenow: SNAP Beneficiaries Who Buy Fruits and Veggies Double Value http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/sen-debbie-stabenow-snap-beneficiaries-who-buy-fruits-and-veggies-double <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-inserted-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/video/cnsnews/sen-stabenow-snap-beneficiaries-buy-fruits-and-veggies-double-your-benefit-value">Sen. Stabenow to SNAP Beneficiaries: Buy Fruits and Veggies, Double Your Benefit Value</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/sen-debbie-stabenow-snap-beneficiaries-who-buy-fruits-and-veggies-double" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Debbie Stabenow food stamps fruits SNAP vegetables National Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:11:23 +0000 melanie 902862 at http://www.cnsnews.com Sen. Richard Shelby: ‘Be Careful’ of Auditing the Fed http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/sen-richard-shelby-be-careful-auditing-fed <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-inserted-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/video/cnsnews/sen-richard-shelby-be-careful-audit-fed">Sen. Richard Shelby: &#039;Be Careful&#039; of Audit the Fed</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/sen-richard-shelby-be-careful-auditing-fed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Audit the Fed Federal Reserve Richard Shelby Washington Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:43:56 +0000 melanie 902528 at http://www.cnsnews.com Rep. Becerra: ‘Cradle to Grave’ Obamacare Is Helping All Americans http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/rep-becerra-cradle-grave-obamacare-helping-all-americans <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-inserted-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/video/cnsnews/rep-becerra-cradle-grave-obamacare-helping-all-americans">Rep. Becerra: From &#039;Cradle to Grave&#039; Obamacare is Helping All Americans​</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><div class="caption alignright" style="width: 240px;"><a href="/image/becerra-0" title="becerra"><img class="" src="/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/Becerra2-655x462_0.jpg" width="220" height="155" title="becerra" alt="becerra" style="margin: 10px; " /></a><p class="caption">Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-Calif.), chairman of the House Democratic Caucus. (AP)</p></div>(CNSNews.com) - The Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, is helping all Americans from “cradle to grave,” Rep.</p> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/rep-becerra-cradle-grave-obamacare-helping-all-americans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ACA Nancy Pelosi Obamacare. Democrats Washington Xavier Becerra Wed, 25 Mar 2015 18:35:24 +0000 melanie 902488 at http://www.cnsnews.com Rep. Becerra: ‘Cradle to Grave’ Obamacare Is Helping All Americans http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/rep-becerra-cradle-grave-obamacare-helping-all-americans-0 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr"> </p><p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/rep-becerra-cradle-grave-obamacare-helping-all-americans-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ACA Nancy Pelosi Obamacare. Democrats Washington Xavier Becerra Wed, 25 Mar 2015 18:34:56 +0000 melanie 902487 at http://www.cnsnews.com Price of Ground Beef Hits Record in February: $4.238 Per Pound http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/price-ground-beef-hits-record-february-4238-pound <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/price-ground-beef-hits-record-february-4238-pound" target="_blank">read more</a></p> average beef BLS CPI ground beef meat pound Price National Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:15:41 +0000 mchapman 901847 at http://www.cnsnews.com TSA Cleared Former Domestic Terrorist for PreCheck Lane http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/tsa-cleared-former-domestic-terrorist-precheck-lane <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <p><div class="caption alignright" style="width: 240px;"><a href="/image/tsa-1" title="TSA"><img class="" src="/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/TSA-AP-PABLO%20MARTINEZ%20MONSIVAIS_0.jpg" width="220" height="181" title="TSA" alt="TSA" style="margin: 10px; " /></a><p class="caption">(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)</p></div>(CNSNews.com) - The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) cleared a "notorious convicted felon" to use the TSA’s PreCheck lanes, according to an <a href="http://www.oig.dhs.gov/assets/Mgmt/2015/OIG_15-45_Mar15.pdf">Office of Inspec</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/tsa-cleared-former-domestic-terrorist-precheck-lane" target="_blank">read more</a></p> DHS domestic terrorist OIG PreCheck Lane Transportation Security Administration TSA National Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:00:31 +0000 melanie 901545 at http://www.cnsnews.com Obama Advisor: Climate Change One of 'Top Strategic Risks' to U.S. http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/obama-advisor-climate-change-one-top-strategic-risks-us <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-inserted-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/video/cnsnews/obama-advisor-climate-change-top-risk-us-along-weapons-mass-destruction">Obama Advisor: Climate Change Top Risk To U.S. Along With Weapons of Mass Destruction</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/obama-advisor-climate-change-one-top-strategic-risks-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alice Hill climate change national security Washington weapons of mass destruction Fri, 20 Mar 2015 19:07:10 +0000 melanie 900718 at http://www.cnsnews.com Americans for Tax Reform: Jeb Bush Won’t Sign Anti-Tax Pledge http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/americans-tax-reform-jeb-bush-won-t-sign-anti-tax-pledge <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <p><div class="caption alignright" style="width: 240px;"><a href="/image/gop-2016-jeb-bush-cuba" title="GOP 2016 Jeb Bush Cuba"><img class="" src="/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/2ee95361556749378b0f297b037fd4c5.jpg" width="220" height="130" title="GOP 2016 Jeb Bush Cuba" alt="GOP 2016 Jeb Bush Cuba" style="margin: 10px; " /></a><p class="caption">Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)</p></div>(CNSNews.com) - Former Florida Gov.</p> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/americans-tax-reform-jeb-bush-won-t-sign-anti-tax-pledge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Americans for Tax Reform Jeb Bush tax pledge National Fri, 20 Mar 2015 14:18:00 +0000 melanie 900551 at http://www.cnsnews.com Rep. Keith Ellison on ISIS: 'It's as Islamic as Ku Klux Klan is Christian' http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/rep-keith-ellison-isis-its-islamic-ku-klux-klan-christian <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-inserted-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/video/cnsnews/rep-ellison-islamic-state-islamic-ku-klux-klan-christian">Rep. Ellison: &#039;Islamic State is as Islamic as the Ku Klux Klan is Christian&#039;</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><b>(CNSNews.com) </b>- Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) said on Wednesday that the Islamic State is "as Islamic as the Ku Klux Klan is Christian."</p> <p>[video:1]</p> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/rep-keith-ellison-isis-its-islamic-ku-klux-klan-christian" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Christian Graeme Wood Iraq ISIS Islam Keith Ellison KKK Ku Klux Klan Syria The Atlantic Washington Wed, 18 Mar 2015 20:24:27 +0000 mchapman 899775 at http://www.cnsnews.com Rep. Hank Johnson on ISIS: Obama ‘Did Exactly What Needed to Be Done’ http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/rep-hank-johnson-isis-obama-did-exactly-what-needed-be-done <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-inserted-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/video/cnsnews/hank-johnson-obamas-handling-isis-he-did-exactly-what-needed-be-done">Hank Johnson on Obama&#039;s Handling of ISIS: &#039;He Did Exactly what Needed to be Done&#039;</a> </div> </div> </div> <p id="docs-internal-guid-fcf266c3-2ac2-1d3e-5181-33fcb29652ae" dir="ltr"> <div class="caption alignright" style="width: 240px;"><a href="/image/hank-johnson-1" title="hank johnson"><img class="" src="/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/hank%20johnson_3.jpg" width="220" height="147" title="hank johnson" alt="hank johnson" style="margin: 10px; " /></a><p class="caption">Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) CNSNews photo</p></div>(CNSNews.com) - Rep.</p><p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/rep-hank-johnson-isis-obama-did-exactly-what-needed-be-done" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hank Johnson ISIL ISIS President Barack Obama Washington Wed, 18 Mar 2015 02:46:24 +0000 melanie 899401 at http://www.cnsnews.com Social Security Administration Paid $1,111,000 in Benefits to Dead People http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/social-security-administration-paid-1111000-benefits-dead-people <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <p><div class="caption alignright" style="width: 240px;"><a href="/image/social-security-administration" title="Social Security Administration"><img class="" src="/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/SOCIAL%20SECURITY%20ADMINISTRATION-AP%20PHOTO-CROPPED.jpg" width="220" height="171" title="Social Security Administration" alt="Social Security Administration" style="margin: 10px; " /></a><p class="caption">(AP Photo)</p></div>(CNSNews.com) - The Social Security Administration (SSA) improperly paid about $1,111,000 to deceased or likely deceased beneficiaries, according to a SSA Office of Inspector General (OIG) <a></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/social-security-administration-paid-1111000-benefits-dead-people" target="_blank">read more</a></p> deceased beneficiaries disability benefits Office of Inspector General Social Security Administration Washington Mon, 16 Mar 2015 16:48:42 +0000 melanie 898725 at http://www.cnsnews.com $1,185,613,000,000: Federal Taxes Hit Record Through February; Gov’t Still Runs $386B Deficit http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/1185613000000-federal-taxes-hit-record-through-february-gov-t-still-runs-386b <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">(CNSNews.com) - Inflation-adjusted federal tax revenues hit a record $1,185,613,000,000 in the first five months of fiscal 2015, but the federal government still ran a $386,537,000,000 deficit during that time, according to the latest <a href="http://www.fiscal.treasury.gov/fsreports/rpt/mthTreasStmt/mts0215.pdf">Monthly Treasury Statement</a>.</p> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/1185613000000-federal-taxes-hit-record-through-february-gov-t-still-runs-386b" target="_blank">read more</a></p> federal tax revenues inflation-adjusted federal tax revenues Monthly Treasury Statement Washington Fri, 13 Mar 2015 14:27:56 +0000 melanie 897853 at http://www.cnsnews.com Sen. Bernie Sanders: ‘When People Tell You Social Security Is Going Broke,’ Tell Them They’re Lying http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/sen-bernie-sanders-when-people-tell-you-social-security-going-broke-tell-them <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-inserted-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/video/cnsnews/sen-bernie-sanders-when-people-tell-tou-social-security-going-broketell-them-theyre">Sen. Bernie Sanders: &#039;When People Tell Tou Social Security is Going Broke...Tell Them They&#039;re Not Telling You The Truth&#039;</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><div class="caption alignright" style="width: 240px;"><a href="/image/dem-2016-sanders" title="DEM 2016 Sanders"><img class="" src="/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/fad74dbc6a8a4895a3493c3a1e6cc432.jpg" width="220" height="147" title="DEM 2016 Sanders" alt="DEM 2016 Sanders" style="margin: 10px; " /></a><p class="caption">Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt)(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)</p></div>(CNSNews.com) - “When people tell you Social Security is going broke, you look them in the eye and tell them they’re not telling you the truth,” said Sen.</p> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/sen-bernie-sanders-when-people-tell-you-social-security-going-broke-tell-them" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bernie Sanders deficit Medicare Social Security Washington Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:20:26 +0000 melanie 897468 at http://www.cnsnews.com Disability Beneficiaries Exceed 10.9 Million 2 Straight Years http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/disability-beneficiaries-exceed-109-million-2-straight-years <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <p><b>(CNSNews.com)</b> -- The number of disability beneficiaries has exceeded 10,900,000 for two straight years, according to <a href="http://www.ssa.gov/OACT/ProgData/icp.html">data</a> from the Social Security Administration (SSA).</p> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/disability-beneficiaries-exceed-109-million-2-straight-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> beneficiaries CRS disability Social Security Administration Washington Thu, 12 Mar 2015 15:11:17 +0000 mchapman 897372 at http://www.cnsnews.com Biden: In D.C., 'Being Middle Class...Means You’re Not Sophisticated' http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/biden-dc-being-middle-classmeans-you-re-not-sophisticated <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-inserted-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/video/cnsnews/joe-biden-dc-being-middle-class-means-you-re-not-sophisticated">Joe Biden: [In DC] ‘Being Middle Class Means You’re Not Sophisticated’</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><div class="caption alignright" style="width: 240px;"><a href="/image/biden-us-ukraine" title="Biden US Ukraine"><img class="" src="/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/c449204bb04548c88a0c5bfcbcc8126e.jpg" width="220" height="147" title="Biden US Ukraine" alt="Biden US Ukraine" style="margin: 10px; " /></a><p class="caption">Vice President Joe Biden  (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)</p></div></p> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/biden-dc-being-middle-classmeans-you-re-not-sophisticated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Joe Biden middle class not sophisticated Washington Thu, 12 Mar 2015 12:37:55 +0000 sjones 897289 at http://www.cnsnews.com EPA Administrator: Coffee at Risk Due to Climate Change http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/epa-administrator-coffee-risk-due-climate-change <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-inserted-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/video/cnsnews/epa-administrator-coffee-risk-due-climate-change">EPA Administrator: Coffee at Risk Due to Climate Change</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/epa-administrator-coffee-risk-due-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> climate change coffee EPA Gina McCarthy National Wed, 11 Mar 2015 16:43:49 +0000 melanie 896900 at http://www.cnsnews.com Food Stamp Beneficiaries Exceed 46,000,000 for 40 Straight Months http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/food-stamp-beneficiaries-exceed-46000000-40-straight-months <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <p><div class="caption alignright" style="width: 240px;"><a href="/image/food-stamps-18" title="food stamps"><img class="" src="/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/food-stamps_0.jpg" width="220" height="162" title="food stamps" alt="food stamps" style="margin: 10px; " /></a><p class="caption">Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) uses debit card technology to issue SNAP benefits.</p></div>(CNSNews.com) - The number of beneficiaries on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as food stamps, has topped 46,000,000 for 40 straight mon</p> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/food-stamp-beneficiaries-exceed-46000000-40-straight-months" target="_blank">read more</a></p> culture of dependency food stamps enrollment SNAP beneficiaries National Wed, 11 Mar 2015 14:05:07 +0000 sjones 896823 at http://www.cnsnews.com Sen. Bernie Sanders: ‘Religion of Billionaire Class Is Greed’ http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/sen-bernie-sanders-religion-billionaire-class-greed <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-inserted-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/video/cnsnews/sen-bernie-sanders-religion-billionaire-class-greed">Sen. Bernie Sanders: &#039;Religion of Billionaire Class is Greed&#039;</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><div class="caption alignright" style="width: 240px;"><a href="/image/bernie-sanders-0" title="Bernie Sanders"><img class="" src="/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/Bernie%20Sanders-cropped.jpg" width="220" height="135" title="Bernie Sanders" alt="Bernie Sanders" style="margin: 10px; " /></a><p class="caption">Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) (AP Photo)</p></div>(CNSNews.com) -  The “billionaire class is a very religious group of people,” and “their religion is greed,” Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said Tuesday at the 2015 Alfred K.</p> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/sen-bernie-sanders-religion-billionaire-class-greed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bernie Sanders billionaires wealthy National Tue, 10 Mar 2015 14:59:33 +0000 melanie 896387 at http://www.cnsnews.com Volunteer Participation in United States Lowest in Over a Decade http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/volunteer-participation-united-states-lowest-over-decade-0 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <p> <div class="alignright" style="width: 220px;"><a href="/image/volunteer-participation" title="volunteer participation"><img src="/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/Volunteering.jpg" width="220" height="175" title="volunteer participation" alt="volunteer participation" /></a></div>(CNSNews.com) - The percentage of the population who has volunteered through or for an organization at least once is the lowest it has been in over a decade at 25.3 percent in the United States between September 2013 and September 2014</p><p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/volunteer-participation-united-states-lowest-over-decade-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bureau of Labor Statistics volunteering National Fri, 06 Mar 2015 17:54:09 +0000 melanie 895160 at http://www.cnsnews.com 56,023,000: Record Number of Women Not in Labor Force http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/56023000-record-number-women-not-labor-force <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <p>(CNSNews.com) - A record 56,023,000 women, age 16 years and over, were not in the labor force in February. </p> <p>Not only was that a record high, but it's also the first time the number has exceeded 56 million, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). </p> <p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/56023000-record-number-women-not-labor-force" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BLS female participation rate women in workforce National Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:07:27 +0000 sjones 895081 at http://www.cnsnews.com 62.8%: Labor Force Participation Has Hovered Near 37-Year-Low for 11 Months http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/628-labor-force-participation-has-hovered-near-37-year-low-11-months <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <p>(CNSNews.com) - The labor force participation rate hovered between 62.9 percent and 62.7 percent in the eleven months from April 2014 through February, and has been 62.9 percent or lower in 13 of the 17 months since October 2013. <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/628-labor-force-participation-has-hovered-near-37-year-low-11-months" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BLS labor force participation rate unemployment stats National Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:01:05 +0000 sjones 895062 at http://www.cnsnews.com 70% of Illinois ‘Middle-Class’ Public Schools Have One Grade With Below Average Performance http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/70-illinois-middle-class-public-schools-have-one-grade-below-average <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Ali Meyer </div> </div> </div> <p id="docs-internal-guid-1d4e997d-ec43-e9c6-6f9f-8e27116daf5e" dir="ltr"> <pp_img type="node" title="Schools Testing" caption="Education Secretary Arne Duncan speaks about the administration's priorities for education, Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, at Seaton Elementary in Washington.</p><p><a href="http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/ali-meyer/70-illinois-middle-class-public-schools-have-one-grade-below-average" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Pacific Research Institute public schools National Thu, 05 Mar 2015 23:43:19 +0000 melanie 894881 at http://www.cnsnews.com