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Presidential Referendum: The Bright Side on Jobs, and Why It Might Not Matter for the Midterms

Many people still feel a lack of opportunity as wage growth remains stagnant. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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David Perdue Says He’s ‘Proud’ Of His Background Outsourcing Jobs

Republican businessman and U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue has embraced, rather than renounced, comments he made years ago about how he had spent most of his career outsourcing jobs. Perdue, who is running against Democrat and nonprofit executive Michelle Nunn for retiring Sen. Saxby Chambliss’ (R-Ga.) seat, told local reporters Monday that he was “proud” […]

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Capital Journal Daybreak: Islamic State Proves Resilient | Southern Democrats Walk a Tightrope With Black Voters | Mixed Political Picture in Jobs Report

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Recovery in Need of Recovery: Jobs Report Highlights the Wage Growth Puzzle

The latest unemployment reading points to a healthy economic expansion, and yet wage growth remains subdued. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Wisconsin governor candidate cuts ties with consultant over jobs plan

By Brendan O’Brien MILWAUKEE (Reuters) – Wisconsin Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke severed ties with a political consultant after he used similar language in her jobs plan as he did in economic plans he drafted for other clients, Burke’s campaign said on Friday. Burke’s spokesman, Joe Zepecki, said the campaign ended its relationship on Thursday […]

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The Economy that Built 10 Million Jobs

10 million — that’s the number of jobs American businesses have added over 54 straight months, the longest streak of private-sector job growth in American history. 10 million marks more than strengthening job growth, it is a sign of the industry of the American worker and the strength of an economy that made 10 million […]

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Weekly Wrap Up: 10 Million Jobs, 50 Years of Conservation, and a Trip to Estonia and the U.K.

This week, the economy added 10 million jobs; the country celebrated 50 years of environmental conservation; and the President spoke about the enduring strength of democracy to the people of Estonia. Check out what else you may have missed in this week’s wrap up. 10 Million Jobs This week, American businesses officially marked the creation […]

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Made in America: 11.3 Million Jobs

The innovation and industry of the American worker are the foundations of the world’s largest economy and strongest middle class. A key part of what makes our economy so dominant is what we build here in America. Our electronics, medical equipment, cutting-edge machines, and top-of-the line vehicles are just some of the growing number of […]

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Commerce Department Reports Demonstrate that Exports Continue to Help Spur U.S. Economy and Support Jobs

Ed. note: This is cross-posted on the U.S. Department of Commerce's blog. See the original post here. The Obama Administration and the U.S. Department of Commerce today released two new reports that further prove exports are strengthening our economy and creating good jobs. I am very pleased that for the very first time, our department has […]

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Made in America: 11.3 Million Jobs

The innovation and industry of the American worker are the foundations of the world’s largest economy and strongest middle class. A key part of what makes our economy so dominant is what we build here in America. Our electronics, medical equipment, cutting-edge machines, and top-of-the line vehicles are just some of the growing number of […]

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