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File photo of a Walmart. (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

DC Council Passes Living Wage Bill

Big-box stores in the District would have to pay employees a lot more than the current city-wide minimum wage under a bill that passed in the D.C. Council Wednesday.

06/26/2013

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito listens as President George W. Bush speaks at the the Federalist Society's 25th Anniversary Gala Dinner at Union Station in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 15, 2007. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Alito: Getting In Question At Oral Argument Like Grabbing ‘Item On Sale At Walmart Day After Thanksgiving’

Samuel Alito came to the Supreme Court with two ideas about how he would conduct himself when questioning lawyers. He would try to ask real questions — “with a question mark at the end” — and he would wait for the lawyer speaking to at least conclude a paragraph.

06/21/2013

File photo of a Walmart. (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Bill Would Raise Minimum Wage for Big Box Employees in D.C.

A D.C. Council committee is considering a controversial bill that would require big box stores to pay workers more than smaller businesses in the District.

03/20/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama Nominates 3 to Cabinet-Level Positions

President Barack Obama filled in more pieces of his second term leadership team Monday, nominating a trio of new advisers to lead the Energy Department, Environmental Protection Agency and budget office.

03/04/2013

Mexico City Wal-Mart

Opinion: Walmart Bribery And Mexico

According to news reports, the allure of building a Wal-Mart near ancient pyramids in Mexico, and thus gaining access to global tourists nearby, was so strong that Wal-Mart circumvented democratic institutions and bribed the right people to get their way.

12/19/2012

Groups supporting Walmart workers protest working conditions at the company in front of a Walmart Superstore on Nov. 23, 2012, in Secaucus, N.J. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Michigan’s Brain Dead GOP

The curse of brain dead Republicans is not limited to Washington, DC. It turns out that GOP leaders in state capitols have also been unable to digest the results of November’s elections.

12/12/2012

Walmart employees protest outside their store in Capital Plaza. (Credit: WNEW reporter John Domen)

Nationals Protests Did Nothing To Curb Customer Spending at Walmart

Hundreds of Walmart employees protested at Capital Plaza in Landover Friday and thousands at locations nationwide, but shouting storefront voices did nothing to slow maddening sales.

11/23/2012

President Barack Obama is currently visiting Yangon, Myanmar. (credit: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

Colo. Man Accused Of Wanting To Kill Obama Due In Court

A judge will hear arguments about whether to grant bail to a man accused of telling his therapist that he wanted to shoot children and kill President Barack Obama.

11/19/2012

Mug shot of Theresa Jefferson. (credit: CBS Baltimore)

Woman Ordered To Stay Away From Walmart For 5 Years For Bleach Attack

A woman has been ordered to stay away from a Baltimore County Walmart for five years after pleading guilty to assaulting another inside the store with bleach and Pine-Sol.

04/11/2012

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$7,000 Worth Of Apple Electronics Stuffed In Suitcase, Stolen From Wal-Mart In Stafford

Authorities in Stafford County are asking for the public’s assistance to identify the individuals who stole more than $7,000 worth of electronics from a Wal-Mart store in Stafford last Friday.

03/26/2012

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