Susan Milligan

US News and World Report

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Contributing editor to US News and World Report and co-author of Last Lion: The Fall and Rise of Ted Kennedy; former national political correspondent for the Boston Globe and New York Daily News

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Two years ago New York City, 200 fast food workers demanded a minimum wage of $15 an hour. They started something.

The Minimum Wage, Income Inequality and Presidential Politics

Two years ago New York City, 200 fast food workers demanded a minimum wage of $15 an hour. They started something.

from To the Point

In 1987, Democrat  Barney Frank  of Massachusetts became the first member of Congress to publicly come out as gay.

Barney Frank Calls It Quits

In 1987, Democrat Barney Frank of Massachusetts became the first member of Congress to publicly come out as gay.

from To the Point

At the Bittersweet Farm in Strathum, New Hampshire today,  Mitt Romney  made official what everyone's known for years: he's running for the Republican nomination for President.

Romney Makes It Official, but Will Palin Steal the Spotlight?

At the Bittersweet Farm in Strathum, New Hampshire today, Mitt Romney made official what everyone's known for years: he's running for the Republican nomination for President.

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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