What years as a hotel worker taught this U.S. Congress member about ‘the dignity of work’

For Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), the political in many ways is also deeply personal. A partial government shutdown, now in its fourth week, has left 800,000 federal workers without a paycheck. Hardest hit are those who can least afford to go without pay: federal contract workers who barely earn above minimum wage and probably won’t be […]

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