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The Question Project: What Obama and Romney Should Tell Us About Job Creation

Scott Bittle | Posted 09.11.2012 | Business
Scott Bittle

You can select a candidate in a dozen different ways: by their party, looks, commercials, endorsements or just as an expression of naked self-interest. But only questions force the candidates to justify themselves to us as custodians of the American dream.

To Create Jobs, Break The ICE -- Innovate, Collaborate, Educate

Rosabeth Moss Kanter | Posted 08.24.2012 | Impact
Rosabeth Moss Kanter

To keep America strong and Americans working, opportunity must flow to everyone. Regions with lower unemployment and greater growth prospects break the ice by finding the connections between innovation, collaboration, and education -- a flow of resources to create, attract, and grow jobs.

Underemployment Index ("U7") Improves in October

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics
John Tepper Marlin

The U.S. unemployment rate ("U3") declined slightly to 9.0 percent -- not much comfort. But if we add the percentage of the labor force that is unde...

Jennifer Bendery

Democrats To Force Vote 'Very Soon' On Bill To Preserve 400,000 Jobs | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democratic leaders have settled on which piece of President Barack Obama's jobs plan they want to move on first: $35 billion for ...

Obama Strategy May Be Paying Off With Swing State Voters Ahead Of 2012

The New Republic | Ruy Teixeira | Posted 12.10.2011 | Politics

Recent polling data confirm that Obama's strategy is paying off with both base and swing voters. In the most recent Washington Post/ABC poll, Democrat...

Sam Stein

Jon Kyl: Extend Bush Tax Cuts For Wealthy Even If They Add To Deficit | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Top Senate Republican Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) insisted on Sunday that Congress should extend the Bush tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans regardless of th...