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Protecting Social Security, Medicaid and Medicare from GOP's Axe
Protecting Social Security, Medicaid and Medicare...
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Louise speaks of Paul Ryan's 'hammock' remark and his misguided desire to slash social safety net programs in his budge...
 
Portland facing Section 8 housing shortage
Portland facing Section 8 housing shortage
Monday, March 31, 2014
Low income residents in Portland are experiencing difficulties getting vouches for Section 8 housing. WMTW News 8's Aly...
Albuquerque Housing Authority
Albuquerque Housing Authority
Friday, March 28, 2014
Updating the Waiting List for Admission to Section 8 Housing
 
City revamps homeless to housing program
City revamps homeless to housing program
Thursday, March 27, 2014
"Ready to Rent" takes 30 homeless families, puts them each in rented housing, and pays for the rent they can't afford.
Social Security and Young People (Social Security 101: What's in it for me?)
Social Security and Young People (Social Security...
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Are you a college student or young worker getting started on your career? Curious what that FICA tax is that comes out...
 
Hundreds line up for Section 8 vouchers
Hundreds line up for Section 8 vouchers
Monday, March 24, 2014
Hundreds of people rushed to Wyoming on Monday to get on the waiting list for Section 8 housing, as it was the first ti...
Rep. Suzanne Bonamici on Extending Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Rep. Suzanne Bonamici on Extending Emergency Unem...
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Rep. Suzanne Bonamici on Extending Emergency Unemployment Compensation
 
Old and Poor: America's Forgotten (Full Version)
Old and Poor: America's Forgotten (Full Version)
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
While the Census Bureau's official poverty measure shows 9 percent of seniors nationally live in poverty, the share cli...
Floor Speech on Student Loan Debt
Floor Speech on Student Loan Debt
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Senator Elizabeth Warren spoke on the Senate floor on February 12, 2014 about the student loan debt crisis and her plan...
 
Reed Urges Action on Unemployment Insurance Renewal
Reed Urges Action on Unemployment Insurance Renew...
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
In a statement on the Senate floor, Senator Reed again calls on Congress to renew unemployment benefits. It has been 46...
On Senate Floor Senator Shaheen Calls for Extension of Unemployment Insurance
On Senate Floor Senator Shaheen Calls for Extensi...
Thursday, February 06, 2014
U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) called on her colleagues to support an extension of unemployment insurance in a spee...
 
Senator Murphy Calls for Extension of Unemployment Insurance
Senator Murphy Calls for Extension of Unemploymen...
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Senator Murphy Calls for Extension of Unemployment Insurance
Do Women Have Babies To Get Welfare?
Do Women Have Babies To Get Welfare?
Thursday, January 09, 2014
"Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) revealed on Thursday that he had become a congressman because he was outraged that single wo...
 
The Importance of the Food Stamp Program - YouTube
The Importance of the Food Stamp Program - YouTube
Wednesday, January 08, 2014
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Obama Speech: Extending Unemployment Insurance
Obama Speech: Extending Unemployment Insurance
Tuesday, January 07, 2014
The president said Congress should pass legislation that would restore benefits to millions of people who are strugglin...
 
Drug Testing For Welfare Recipients Ruled Unconstitutional
Drug Testing For Welfare Recipients Ruled Unconst...
Thursday, January 02, 2014
"A U.S. judge on Tuesday struck down a Florida law requiring drug screening for welfare recipients, saying that it viol...
Long term unemployment benefits expire
Long term unemployment benefits expire
Monday, December 30, 2013
The new year is bringing some changes when it comes to employment in new York State. Unemployment benefits end Saturday...
 
Hagan: We Need to Reinstate Federal Unemployment Benefits for North Carolina
Hagan: We Need to Reinstate Federal Unemployment...
Thursday, December 19, 2013
Senator Hagan this afternoon spoke on the Senate floor to discuss the need for the Senate to pass an unemployment exten...
Dieting Websites Let You Make a Healthy Wager on Your Weight Loss
Dieting Websites Let You Make a Healthy Wager on...
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Latest dieting trend has users logging on and paying big bucks to bet on a better body.
 
20th SAG Awards Holiday Auction
20th SAG Awards Holiday Auction
Monday, December 16, 2013
The Screen Actors Guild Awards® Holiday Auction display at the 20th Annual SAG Awards Nominations Announcement on Decem...
Extend Unemployment Insurance:
Extend Unemployment Insurance: "Give us a vote."
Friday, December 13, 2013
Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi calls on House Republican leadership to allow a vote to extend unemployment insurance fo...
 
90,000 May Lose Unemployment Long Term Benefits in 2014
90,000 May Lose Unemployment Long Term Benefits i...
Friday, December 13, 2013
80,000 people in New Jersey will be affected if congress's decides not to renew long-term unemployment benefits.
Do Unemployment Benefits Really Make People Unhireable?
Do Unemployment Benefits Really Make People Unhir...
Monday, December 09, 2013
"Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on Sunday said that he opposed extending a program to for emergency unemployment benefits becaus...
 
After living on food stamps, two lawmakers have different visions
After living on food stamps, two lawmakers have d...
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
In Play talks to two members of Congress from different sides of the aisle who share a similar experience: Both were on...
Food stamp program cuts lead to 'staggering' need increase
Food stamp program cuts lead to 'staggering' need...
Monday, November 25, 2013
The stimulus funds used to boost our nation's SNAP program during the economic recovery ran out on Nov. 1 meaning many...
 
Child Protective Services under fire - YouTube
Child Protective Services under fire - YouTube
Monday, November 25, 2013
Governor Brewer reviewing DES Director Clarence Carter's plan of action.
Elizabeth Warren Nails It On Social Security
Elizabeth Warren Nails It On Social Security
Thursday, November 21, 2013
"Add Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) to the growing chorus of voicescalling for the expansion of Social Security benefits....
 
Floor Speech on the Retirement Crisis
Floor Speech on the Retirement Crisis
Monday, November 18, 2013
Senator Elizabeth Warren's floor speech on the retirement crisis, on November 18, 2013.
Bankers Or Food Stamp Recipients - Who Is Punished More?
Bankers Or Food Stamp Recipients - Who Is Punishe...
Sunday, November 17, 2013
"The Jindal administration vowed late Wednesday to strip food stamp benefits from recipients who misled retailers about...
 
Food stamp recipients see cuts
Food stamp recipients see cuts
Friday, November 01, 2013
CNN's Rosa Flores looks at how the Obama administration and Congress ended up cutting from food stamps.
Food stamp cuts force families to get by with less
Food stamp cuts force families to get by with less
Friday, November 01, 2013
Cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program mean that the more than 47 million food stamp recipients will now...
 
Food stamp cuts start Friday
Food stamp cuts start Friday
Thursday, October 31, 2013
More than 47 million Americans rely on food stamps. Starting Friday a good chunk of their benefits will be wiped out.
Food Stamp Program Faces Unprecedented Cuts
Food Stamp Program Faces Unprecedented Cuts
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Wilson:SNAP cuts mean 16 fewer meals a month for a family of three.
 
Social Security Disability and Health IT
Social Security Disability and Health IT
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Did you know that Social Security serves as one of the leading federal agencies participating in health IT? Social Secu...
How Does The Affordable Care Act Work?
How Does The Affordable Care Act Work?
Monday, October 07, 2013
Want to learn how the Affordable Care Act works? Tune in to this episode of BrainStuff to learn all about the ACA. W...
 
Untreated mental illness an imminent danger?
Untreated mental illness an imminent danger?
Sunday, September 29, 2013
How many of the recent mass shootings in the U.S. were preventable tragedies, symptoms of a failing mental health syste...
Deep Cuts in Food Stamp Program Could Impact Millions
Deep Cuts in Food Stamp Program Could Impact Mill...
Saturday, September 21, 2013
After a showdown in the House ended with a vote to cut the nation's food stamp program by $40 billion dollars, the cont...
 
Food Stamp Cuts
Food Stamp Cuts
Friday, September 20, 2013
New iPhones on sale and flying high with Hello Kitty will make your friendly skies a bit friendlier.
Google Funds Anti-Aging Project
Google Funds Anti-Aging Project
Friday, September 20, 2013
Google's now reportedly branching out into the field of anti-aging focused healthcare, with their financial support of...
 
Healthcare for Children, C.H.I.P.
Healthcare for Children, C.H.I.P.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
One of the more successful government health-care programs is the Children's Health Insurance Program, called simply C....
Panera CEO takes food stamp challenge
Panera CEO takes food stamp challenge
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
CNN's Carol Costello speaks to Panera's CEO Ron Shaich about eating on only $4.50 a day for a week.
 
President Clinton's Remarks on Health Care Policy and The Affordable Care Act
President Clinton's Remarks on Health Care Policy...
Thursday, September 05, 2013
On Wednesday, September 4, President Clinton delivered remarks from the Clinton Presidential Center on the critical rol...
Drug Testing Catches Shocking Number Welfare Recipients
Drug Testing Catches Shocking Number Welfare Reci...
Monday, September 02, 2013
"From August 2012 through July 2013, the state prescreened 4,730 applicants to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Famil...
 
Weekly Address: Working to Implement the Affordable Care Act
Weekly Address: Working to Implement the Affordab...
Saturday, August 17, 2013
President Obama says we are on the way to fully implementing the Affordable Care Act and helping millions of Americans.
Steve King on Immigration, Welfare
Steve King on Immigration, Welfare
Friday, July 26, 2013
Steve King talks with Guest Host Morgan Spurlock about immigration, welfare, and migrant workers
 
Student loan debt reaches $1 trillion
Student loan debt reaches $1 trillion
Thursday, July 25, 2013
Student loan debt is now greater than Americans' collective credit card debt, and while Congress is finally taking acti...
National Alliance to End Homelessness 2013 National Conference
National Alliance to End Homelessness 2013 Nation...
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Secretary Shaun Donovan sent a video message to the National Alliance to End Homelessness (NAEH) 2013 National Conferen...
 
One Trillion Dollars, Student Debt and Higher Education
One Trillion Dollars, Student Debt and Higher Edu...
Friday, July 19, 2013
Greg Gottesman is a Managing Director of Madrona Venture Group, a leading venture capital firm based in Seattle. Greg c...
State Children's Health Insurance Program Breaking News: States Forgo Billions in Federal Cash by Op
State Children's Health Insurance Program Breakin...
Monday, July 01, 2013
States Forgo Billions in Federal Cash by Opting Out of Medicaid Expansion.
 
How to Apply for CHIP and Children's Medicaid
How to Apply for CHIP and Children's Medicaid
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Children and pregnant women in Texas without health coverage may be able to get low cost or free health coverage. This...
Lyndon Johnson State of the Union Address - War on Poverty (January 8, 1964)
Lyndon Johnson State of the Union Address - War o...
Wednesday, May 01, 2013
The War on Poverty is the unofficial name for legislation first introduced by United States President Lyndon B. Johnson...
 
Political opposites on the same side
Political opposites on the same side
Thursday, April 11, 2013
CNN's Wolf Blitzer talks to Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Grover Norquist, who both oppose Obama's Social Security cha...
How Will Obama's Budget Impact Medicare, Social Security? - YouTube
How Will Obama's Budget Impact Medicare, Social S...
Thursday, April 11, 2013
The president's proposed budget includes cuts to Medicare and Social Security. Jeffrey Brown discusses the various impa...
 
Robert Reich on Chained CPI (the proposal to cut Social Security benefits)
Robert Reich on Chained CPI (the proposal to cut...
Wednesday, April 03, 2013
The Chained CPI, deceptively portrayed as a reasonable cost of living adjustment, is a cut to Social Security that woul...
Jillian Michaels Exposes Common Dieting Myths
Jillian Michaels Exposes Common Dieting Myths
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
With the array of conflicting information out there, Biggest Loser trainer Jillian Michaels discredits some of the most...
 
Repayment: What to Expect
Repayment: What to Expect
Monday, November 26, 2012
Are you unsure about the loan repayment process or wondering when you need to begin making loan payments? Check out thi...
2012 Debate #1: Obama on Social Security and Medicare
2012 Debate #1: Obama on Social Security and Medi...
Wednesday, October 03, 2012
President Barack Obama discusses his positions on Social Security and Medicare during the first presidential debate of...
 
CNN Fact Check: Welfare
CNN Fact Check: Welfare
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Mitt Romney's assertions about President Obama "gutting" welfare don't stand up to scrutiny.
Social Security: Just the Facts
Social Security: Just the Facts
Friday, August 10, 2012
You may have heard we can't afford Social Security. But the facts may surprise you. This video from the National Academ...
 
Candidates Spar Over Welfare Reform on the Campaign Trail
Candidates Spar Over Welfare Reform on the Campai...
Thursday, August 09, 2012
In a new ad, the Romney campaign targets 'welfare-to-work' programs and inflexibility for state changes to federal prog...
A Minute with Jay: Children's Health Insurance
A Minute with Jay: Children's Health Insurance
Friday, August 03, 2012
Senator Rockefeller discusses the 15th anniversary of when the bipartisan Children's Health Insurance Program was signe...
 
Do Social Security Income Recipients Pay Income Taxes?
Do Social Security Income Recipients Pay Income T...
Friday, July 13, 2012
You would think that when you finally retire and start collecting Social Security that you no longer have to pay income...
Top Dieting Mistakes - YouTube
Top Dieting Mistakes - YouTube
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Are you inadvertently sabotaging your diet? Dr. Oz reveals the top diet mistakes and how to fix them. Learn the surpris...
 
Student Loans: More Debt, More Defaults, More Problems
Student Loans: More Debt, More Defaults, More Pro...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Americans owe $1 trillion in student loan debt. How did that happen, and what's the impact on the nation's economy? Eco...
How to Pay off Your Student Loans in 7 Months
How to Pay off Your Student Loans in 7 Months
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Joe Mihalic had over 90k in Harvard Business School student loan debt just 7 months ago... and now he's debt free. How...
 
Welfare Reform Press Statement: Bill Clinton Press Conference (1996)
Welfare Reform Press Statement: Bill Clinton Pres...
Sunday, May 06, 2012
The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA) is a United States federal law con...
After the Fall: Have Government Programs Helped Ailing Housing Market?
After the Fall: Have Government Programs Helped A...
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Underscoring ongoing struggles years after the mortgage meltdown, the National Association of Realtors reported March h...
 
Life for 46M Americans on food stamps
Life for 46M Americans on food stamps
Friday, February 24, 2012
A record 46 million Americans are now on food stamps. Elaine Quijano reports on what life is like for those relying on...
Bill Maher Demystifies Socialism & Compares the American Model with the European Model
Bill Maher Demystifies Socialism & Compares the A...
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
America gets stuck with bank bailouts and imperialist wars; Western Europe gets public transportation, low school tuiti...
 
Rebuilding Our Commitment to Low Income Housing
Rebuilding Our Commitment to Low Income Housing
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
For the most part, we are a compassionate people... But what happens when we are faced with those who "have not?" Just...
Patty Duke Applies Online for Social Security Retirement Benefits . . . In Her Pajamas!
Patty Duke Applies Online for Social Security Ret...
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Watch Patty Duke apply online for Social Security retirement and Medicare benefits at home in her pajamas. To apply onl...
 
Study: Housing Bust Hit U.S. Minority Households Especially Hard
Study: Housing Bust Hit U.S. Minority Households...
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
As the economy struggles to rebound, a new analysis of Census data shows a widening wealth gap among white, black and H...
Bernie Sanders: Social Security Is 'Not Going Broke'
Bernie Sanders: Social Security Is 'Not Going Bro...
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Sen. Bernie Sanders I-VT., says, Nuclear crisis in Japan is "the unthinkable."
 
Senator Menendez Advocates for Protecting Current Enrollees in Medicaid and CHIP
Senator Menendez Advocates for Protecting Current...
Friday, February 18, 2011
Senator Robert Menendez Questions Secretary Sebelius in the Senate Finance Committee over the need to ensure coverage f...
How Section 8 Housing Works
How Section 8 Housing Works
Friday, February 04, 2011
The Housing Choice Voucher Program, more commonly known as Section 8 or Section 8 Rental Assistance, is a housing assis...
 
Republican Against Health Insurance for Children
Republican Against Health Insurance for Children
Friday, January 07, 2011
Republican Against Health Insurance for Children.
How to Get Housing Assistance
How to Get Housing Assistance
Thursday, December 23, 2010
Housing assistance in the form of public housing and rental offsets is available for people with low incomes or who are...
 
How to Apply for Section 8 Rental Voucher Program
How to Apply for Section 8 Rental Voucher Program
Wednesday, November 03, 2010
The Section 8 Rental Voucher Program is designed to help low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilitie...
Unemployment Benefits: The 99ers
Unemployment Benefits: The 99ers
Sunday, October 24, 2010
Even after an extension of unemployment benefits to 99 weeks, many of those about to go off the program are in a quanda...
 
Why Work? Welfare addiction in handout hungry UK
Why Work? Welfare addiction in handout hungry UK
Sunday, October 17, 2010
Nearly one in eight British households has no-one in work, the highest of all major EU countries. Part of the blame is...
O'Donnell, Coons Square Off on Health Care
O'Donnell, Coons Square Off on Health Care
Wednesday, October 13, 2010
O'Donnell, Coons Square Off on Health Care
 
GOP Kills Welfare-To-Work Extension - Why?
GOP Kills Welfare-To-Work Extension - Why?
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
GOP Kills Welfare-To-Work Extension - Why?
President Reagan's Radio Address to the Nation on Welfare Reform - 8/1/87
President Reagan's Radio Address to the Nation on...
Friday, August 20, 2010
President Reagan's Radio Address to the Nation on Welfare Reform on August 1, 1987.
 
Sanders Takes on Unemployment and Estate Tax
Sanders Takes on Unemployment and Estate Tax
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
In a speech on the floor of the U.S. Senate, Sen. Bernie Sanders pointed out that while some senators refused to extend...
Maria Bartiromo Talks Weight Gain And Living In A Fishbowl
Maria Bartiromo Talks Weight Gain And Living In A...
Tuesday, April 27, 2010
The joys of being a superstar news anchor.
 
Rep. Jim McDermott comments on Children's Health Insurance
Rep. Jim McDermott comments on Children's Health...
Tuesday, March 16, 2010
Rep. Jim McDermott comments on Children's Health Insurance.
Dad: Children's Insurance Program Works
Dad: Children's Insurance Program Works
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
KMBC's Kelly Eckerman talks with Andrae Smith, who was able to use the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) when...
 
Children's Health Insurance Program Basics
Children's Health Insurance Program Basics
Tuesday, February 16, 2010
KMBC's Kelly Eckerman talks with Judy Baker about the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) which helps families c...
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Friday, August 14, 2009
Glenn-Harried Glenn-Lost
 
Jon Stewart Owns Glenn Beck on Healthcare HypocrisyJon Stewart Owns Glenn Beck on Healthcare Hypocri...
Friday, August 14, 2009
Jon Stewart Owns Glenn Beck on Healthcare Hypocrisy
Speaker Pelosi on Children's Health Insurance
Speaker Pelosi on Children's Health Insurance
Wednesday, January 14, 2009
The House is considering the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009, H.R. 2, legislation to ex...
 
Fair Housing Act: Looking Back, Looking Forward
Fair Housing Act: Looking Back, Looking Forward
Friday, May 02, 2008
Democrats Celebrate 40 Years of the Fair Housing Civil Rights Act
Tax Day Demo: Health Care Not Warfare
Tax Day Demo: Health Care Not Warfare
Friday, April 18, 2008
Working America staged a Health Care Not Warfare Demonstration outside the 30th St. Post Office in Philadelphia. Penn A...
 
Rep. Tim Ryan on the Children's Health Insurance Program
Rep. Tim Ryan on the Children's Health Insurance...
Monday, October 15, 2007
Rep. Tim Ryan discusses the need to override the President's veto of the Children's Health Insurance Program.
Web Report on Children's Health Insurance in California
Web Report on Children's Health Insurance in Cali...
Tuesday, August 28, 2007
In this web report on Tuesday, August 28, 2007, Speaker Fabian Nunez (D-Los Angeles) provides an update on a "productiv...
 

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