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The Good News About Obamacare in the June Jobs Report

Many people touted the 288,000 new jobs the Labor Department reported for June, along with the drop in the unemployment rate to 6.1 percent, as good news. And they were right. For now it appears the economy is creating jobs at a decent pace. We still have a long way to go to get back […]

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The Big Picture: This Month’s Jobs Numbers

You might be seeing a lot of news about the economy creating more jobs. That's because at the beginning of every month, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases a report on our country's general employment situation for the previous month — and this month's showed some good news. What's it all mean, and why […]

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Weekly Wrap Up: Team USA, 9.7 Million Jobs, and 50 Years of the Civil Rights Act

Happy Independence Day, everyone! This week, President Obama cheered on and congratulated the U.S. men's soccer team; we saw a promising jobs report for June; the President talked about planes, trains, and automobiles in a speech on infrastructure and the economy; and the Vice President reflected on the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act. […]

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As Jobs Surge, Hurdles Linger

The U.S. economic expansion is entering its sixth year with the best stretch of job growth in almost a decade. Beneath the shiny exterior, however, lurk soft patches that worry economists and policy makers. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Obama on Latest Jobs Report: “We Have Made Enormous Strides”

PRESIDENT OBAMA: So we're going into the 4th of July weekend and what more appropriate place to be than 1776. This is an incubator for all sorts of tech startups, a lot of them focused on social change issues, on education, on health care. And so we've got a range of entrepreneurs who are trying […]

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U.S. Adds 288,000 Jobs; Unemployment Rate at 6.1%

U.S. employers added jobs at a robust clip in June, creating 288,000 new positions, a sign of improving labor-market strength as the economic recovery heads into its sixth year. The unemployment rate fell to 6.1%. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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The Jobs Report: Great Jobs Numbers, but Hold the Fireworks

In this halting, sluggish recovery, even unqualified good news must be taken with a grain of salt. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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FBN’s Charles Payne Pledges Free White Dress Shirts For Teens Seeking Jobs

CHARLES PAYNE, FOX BUSINESS: Any New York City teen graduated from high school going straight into the job market, if you don't have enough money to get a white dress shirt, go to Portabella on White Plains Road in the Bronx, ask for a Dr. Manuel. I've already pre-paid for 50 of these shirts "” […]

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U.S. Jobs Data Show Strong Hiring Trend

Employers hired steadily in May, placing the U.S. on the one of the best four-month stretches of job creation since late 1990s and renewing optimism about the five-year recovery. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Rep. Shuster Gives GOP Weekly Address On Bringing Jobs Home For Americans

GOP: House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) discusses Republicans' focus on bringing jobs home for America's workers when he delivers this week's Republican Address. Full News here – RealClearPolitics Video Log

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