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House Dems, GOP Agree on Export-Import Bank Bill

House Democrats and Republicans have reached an agreement to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank through 2014. Its charter is due to expire May 31. The bank provides loan guarantees to foreign corporations to purchase U.S.-made goods and services. In 2011, financing from the Export-Import Bank helped 3,600 private companies add nearly 300,000 jobs across the country.

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Council Says 30 Years of Policies for the 1% Caused Crisis, Outlines Steps to Fix Economy

In a broad statement today at its annual winter meeting in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., on “How to Fix What Is Wrong with Our Economy,” the AFL-CIO Executive Council details the step-by-step policy decisions by business and government and the rise of corporate power over the past decades that brought the economy to its knees and outlines ways to fix the economy for the long term.

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‘Kenosha Seven’ Occupy Rep. Ryan’s Office to Talk About Jobs


This is a cross-post from the Wisconsin State AFL-CIO blog by Karen Hickey in AFL-CIO Field Communications.

Jobless constituents of U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan are sitting-in at his Kenosha office demanding to speak with him about the jobs crisis and his job creation plans for Wisconsin—yet Rep. Ryan is nowhere to be seen.

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