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Ex-Im Bank: Supporting American Jobs, Protecting American Taxpayers

With the U.S. economy on the move — and with worldwide demand for quality, innovative goods on the rise — there have never been greater opportunities for American small businesses to prosper on the global stage and add good-paying jobs here at home. The Export-Import Bank of the United States, or "Ex-Im," is a small […]

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David Brooks: Obama Should “Take A Little Victory Lap” Over Latest Jobs Report

JUDY WOODRUFF, PBS So we have just heard, David, the analysis on the jobs report. Do we finally have something to cheer about here? DAVID BROOKS, NEW YORK TIMES: I think so. We might as well take advantage of it. We have had a lot of scuffling along. And now that seems to have stopped. […]

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Washington Memo: After Jobs Report, Obama Takes a Little Credit

The recovery has gained enough traction, White House officials say, that President Obama can make a robust case for how the accelerating job growth is likely to translate into higher wages. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Incoming senators talk compromise on jobs, immigration but partisan divide still an issue

Newly-elected senators from both parties agreed Sunday on several issues facing the incoming Congress, including job creation and the passage of immigration-reform legislation, but also hinted that elusive bipartisan compromise will be difficult to attain. Full News here – FOX News

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Alter on SecDef: “Doesn’t Matter Who’s In Any Of These Jobs, Obama Makes All Big Decisions By Himself”

JONATHAN ALTER, MSNBC: It's very hard to know exactly what all the head slamming at the line of scrimmage is between the National Security Council and the people at the Pentagon and the uniformed officers at the Pentagon. So in the past, in 2009, for instance, I had a big section in my book that […]

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Alter on SecDef: “Doesn’t Matter Who’s In Any Of These Jobs, Obama Makes All Big Decisions By Himself”

JONATHAN ALTER, MSNBC: It's very hard to know exactly what all the head slamming at the line of scrimmage is between the National Security Council and the people at the Pentagon and the uniformed officers at the Pentagon. So in the past, in 2009, for instance, I had a big section in my book that […]

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Immigration Plan Seen Impacting Wages, Jobs

President Obama’s move to potentially offer legal-worker status to undocumented immigrants will send unpredictable ripples through the economy, prompting many to seek higher paying jobs and heightening wage competition, economists say. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Immigration Plan Seen Impacting Wages, Jobs

President Obama’s move to potentially offer legal-worker status to undocumented immigrants will send unpredictable ripples through the economy, prompting many to seek higher paying jobs and heightening wage competition, economists say. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Obama Sees Promise in Jobs Report

President Barack Obama called the latest jobs report a testament to the hard work and resilience of Americans in the aftermath of the financial crisis, but also acknowledged concerns about the economy for many in the country. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Jobs Market Grows, but Economic Unease Lingers

U.S. payrolls grew modestly while the unemployment rate fell in October, readings that mark the longest stretch of consistent job creation since World War II but come only days after voters signaled unease about the breadth of the recovery. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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