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Obama, Romney Campaign Days Before Final Showdown

Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

By JIM KUHNHENN AND JULIE PACE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COLUMBUS, Ohio — President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney each got something ...

Mitt Romney Calls Improving Figures 'Sad'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

NORFOLK, Va. -- Mitt Romney says the one-tenth-of-a-point increase in the unemployment rate to 7.9 percent is, quote, "a sad reminder that the economy...

October Jobs Report: First Impressions

Jared Bernstein | Posted 01.02.2013 | Business
Jared Bernstein

Given the acceleration in payroll growth, the upward revisions to prior months payroll gains, the trend decline in unemployment, and the pick-up in labor force participation, today's report is generally pointing to job market that's showing signs of improvement.

Jobs Report CRUSHES Expectations

Posted 11.02.2012 | Business

The U.S. economy added 171,000 jobs in October as the country's unemployment rate ticked up to 7.9 percent, the Labor Department said in a release Fri...

Damage Costs Mount

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 11.02.2012 | Business

Mark Gongloff is off the newsletter this morning, so today's 7.5 Things are brought to you by Jillian Berman. You can help with disaster relief by ...

Friday Surprise: What the New Jobs Report Will Tell Us About the Future

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Sanjay Sanghoee

Unless the number of jobs added in October turns out to be substantially higher or lower than September's, or the unemployment rate is way higher or lower than anticipated, the report should be treated merely as news cycle fodder.

Hiring Going Very Slowly For Small Businesses

AP | Posted 01.01.2013 | Small Business

NEW YORK — Small businesses kept to their slow pace of hiring during October, according to two reports Thursday. Payroll service ADP said small...

Good Jobs News?

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.01.2013 | Business

Payroll provider ADP said on Thursday that businesses added 158,000 jobs in October, picking up the pace set in the previous month. ADP said it saw g...

Arthur Delaney

Hurricane Sandy Could Delay Friday's Jobs Numbers | Arthur Delaney | Posted 10.29.2012 | Business

UPDATE: U.S. Labor Department spokesman Carl Fillichio said the government is doing its best to put out October's unemployment numbers as scheduled on...

6 Fatal Mistakes Job Seekers Make

Next Avenue | Posted 10.27.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Paul Bernard If you make any of these flubs, you may be rejected for a position you deserve When you’re lookin...

The Daily Szep -- Romney Jobs Picture

Paul Szep | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Paul Szep


Turning Jobs Into Public Work

Harry Boyte | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics
Harry Boyte

A silver lining in this acrid campaign year could be the birth of a new movement to turn jobs of all kinds into public work -- to build cathedrals for our future, not remain content with walls which limit our imaginations.

Jobs Data Won't Derail Fed

Michael Pento | Posted 12.11.2012 | Business
Michael Pento

The gold market dropped nearly $20 an ounce shortly after the U.S. Non-Farm Payroll report was released on Friday. However, after digging a bit into the report investors in the yellow metal should find those fears without grounds.

Arthur Delaney

Darrell Issa Looking Into September Jobs Numbers | Arthur Delaney | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The chairman of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives is considering an investigation into ...

Jack Welch Causes Controversy, Promptly Quits Jobs

Reuters | Posted 12.09.2012 | Business

Oct 9 (Reuters) - Jack Welch, the former chairman of General Electric who sparked an outcry with a tweet last week suggesting the Wh...

Dow Jones Falls

Reuters | Posted 12.09.2012 | Business

NEW YORK, Oct 9 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday, led by losses in technology after brokerage downgrades of Intel and other major companies a...

Obama's Debate Mission

Brent Budowsky | Posted 12.09.2012 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

The president should make clear that our exceptionalism is not how wealthy the few become, but how much prosperity is created and shared by the many, and the fairness and justice and decency we stand for.

WATCH: Fox News Is The Only Truly Brave News Outlet

Posted 10.09.2012 | Comedy

So it seems that the government released a jobs report showing the lowest unemployment numbers since President Obama took office, right after he fell ...

Donald Trump Jumps On Jobs Truther Train

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics

Donald Trump hopped aboard the jobs report "truther" train on Monday, accusing President Barack Obama's administration of "monkeying" with the Septemb...

Jack Welch Denies Referencing White House In Jobs Report Conspiracy Theory Claim

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 03.08.2013 | Business

Former General Electric CEO Jack Welch denied on Sunday that he had accused the White House of manipulating the September jobs report to help Presiden...

Zach Carter

Newt Gingrich Endorses Jack Welch's Conspiracy Theory | Zach Carter | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) said Sunday on "Meet the Press" that the recent conspiracy theory about the Obama administrat...

Obama Calls On Congress

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 10.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama says a new report showing that the unemployment rate has dropped below 8 percent is a sign the still-sluggish eco...

2012 Race Shaken Up By Debate, Jobs Report

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON and THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 10.06.2012 | Politics

FISHERSVILLE, Va. -- The presidential race enters its final month enlivened by two events with the potential to reshape the contest or perhaps negate ...

Despite Progress, Romney Still Slams 'Crisis'

AP | KEN THOMAS and STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 12.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Opening the campaign's last month, Mitt Romney ticked off indicators of economic misery Saturday night to suggest that a drop in un...

Joseph Stiglitz: Jobs Numbers Conspiracy 'Literally Absurd'

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.09.2012 | Business

Joseph Stiglitz appeared on 'Up w/ Chris Hayes' to discuss the jobs report released on Friday. Several prominent conservative figures, including forme...