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Feds: No, Seriously, The 2012 Jobs Data Wasn't Faked

Reuters | Posted 07.01.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON, May 1 (Reuters) - The U.S. Commerce Department found no evidence to support allegations that the monthly unemployment rate was manipulat...

2012 Election: A Failure to Mobilize the Youth Vote

Michael P. McDonald | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics
Michael P. McDonald

Among the most dramatic findings reported in the Census Bureau's Current Population Survey is a large decline in turnout rates among young people. Obama's smaller margin of victory in 2012 was thus partially a turnout story.

Data for a Brighter Democracy

Rod Little | Posted 06.09.2013 | Science
Rod Little

In the absence of transparent, objective data about our society that is free of political influence, opinions can dominate. Information confers power, and trust is essential.

"Damned Lies" in Reckless NY-1 Campaign

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 11.06.2012 | New York
John Tepper Marlin

Randy Altschuler is mounting another challenge against Congressman Tim Bishop. He claims Rep. Bishop's votes in Congress since 2003 have "forced more than 30,000 jobs to leave Long Island." To use someone else's term, it's a "damned lie."