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"Today, I applaud Gap, Inc. for announcing that they intend to raise wages for their employees beginning this year – a decision that will benefit about 65,000 workers in the U.S.," he said in a statement.
George W. Bush doesn't really miss much from his time as president except for the first class travel.
"A lot of people ask me, you know, do I miss much about being president," he said at a Wednesday event at the George W. Bush Institute, as recorded by Politico. "The answer's really no. I mean I miss the people I served with. I miss Air Force One. In eight years, they never lost my baggage."
A candidate for the Orange County, Texas GOP chairmanship was arrested on Tuesday for attacking a man who was putting up signs with "RINO" written on them, KDFM reported.
Jerry Wilson told KDFM that a long-time rival started pulling up his campaign signs near an early voting location and replaced them with ones that told people "not to vote for RINO Jerry." The term "RINO" is short for Republican In Name Only.
Men still comprise about three quarters of the guests on the five major Sunday talk shows, according to the 2014 Status of Women in the U.S. Media report released Wednesday by the Women's Media Center.
Of the five top Sunday shows, CNN's "State of the Union," anchored by Candy Crowley, and ABC's "This Week" tied for the highest percentage of total female guests at 28 percent, according to the "Sunday Morning Monitor" at the American University Women and Politics Institute.