The states where the most people are quitting their jobs have these 2 things in common

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The business owners whose blood, sweat, and tears—or at least their fancy, high-priced educations, family connections and access to venture capital—built this country, dammit were hellbent and determined to show American workers who was boss. This COVID-19 nonsense was not going to interfere with their profits any longer. It was time to take a stand.
So they all had their administrative assistants conference in their favorite state legislators, the same ones who helpfully passed legislation a few years back, keeping pesky unions out of their states.

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Is Kyrsten Sinema Ready to Listen to Elizabeth Warren?

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Negotiations over President Joe Biden’s sweeping domestic agenda hit the skids this month when Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) made clear she’d refuse to back tax hikes on corporations to pay for an expected $2 trillion in spending.

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Wage Theft at Restaurants Is Getting Worse

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As if restaurant workers weren’t already suffering enough during the pandemic from lost hours and angry customers, many of them have also had to contend with not being paid for all of the hours they’ve worked. 
Tipped workers, most of them restaurant workers, have experienced increased wage theft this year compared to last, according to a recent report by nonprofit restaurant advocacy group One Fair Wage.

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Wage Theft at Restaurants Is Getting Worse

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As if restaurant workers weren’t already suffering enough during the pandemic from lost hours and angry customers, many of them have also had to contend with not being paid for all of the hours they’ve worked. 
Tipped workers, most of them restaurant workers, have experienced increased wage theft this year compared to last, according to a recent report by nonprofit restaurant advocacy group One Fair Wage.

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Wage Theft at Restaurants Is Getting Worse

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As if restaurant workers weren’t already suffering enough during the pandemic from lost hours and angry customers, many of them have also had to contend with not being paid for all of the hours they’ve worked. 
Tipped workers, most of them restaurant workers, have experienced increased wage theft this year compared to last, according to a recent report by nonprofit restaurant advocacy group One Fair Wage.

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The Case Against a GOP Presidential Coronation

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Donald Trump has given every indication he is running for president again, short of formally announcing it, and the party is lining up dutifully behind him. While this comes as no surprise since Trump turned out new voters and is a fundraising machine, he also lost the last election, both in the Electoral College and by roughly 7 million popular votes. 
The GOP didn’t line up behind Mitt Romney ahead of 2016 after his 2012 presidential loss or behind McCain in 2012 following his 2008 loss, for that matter.

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The Case Against a GOP Presidential Coronation

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Donald Trump has given every indication he is running for president again, short of formally announcing it, and the party is lining up dutifully behind him. While this comes as no surprise since Trump turned out new voters and is a fundraising machine, he also lost the last election, both in the Electoral College and by roughly 7 million popular votes. 
The GOP didn’t line up behind Mitt Romney ahead of 2016 after his 2012 presidential loss or behind McCain in 2012 following his 2008 loss, for that matter.

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‘Looks Like a Set-Up’: Listen to the 911 Calls From Murdaugh Shooting Fiasco

Listen to Alex Murdaugh’s 911 Calls From South Carolina Shooting Fiasco

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Rep. Nancy Mace: Let’s talk about US government debt – and how to fix this mess

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As a single mom, when my kids come home from school and tell me, “Oops, we overspent our allowance again,” I do not reward them by signing them up for a credit card with no spending limit. This is exactly what recently happened in Washington last week. 
The “adults” in the room have once again overspent their allowance – an allowance given to them by American taxpayers – at historically high levels no less.

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Rep. Nancy Mace: Let’s talk about US government debt – and how to fix this mess

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles!
As a single mom, when my kids come home from school and tell me, “Oops, we overspent our allowance again,” I do not reward them by signing them up for a credit card with no spending limit. This is exactly what recently happened in Washington last week. 
The “adults” in the room have once again overspent their allowance – an allowance given to them by American taxpayers – at historically high levels no less.

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