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Chris Christie: The Heartless, Smug, Bullying Embodiment of Today's Republican Party

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Chris Christie isn't the Republican Party's "bad boy." He's its Id. He expresses the emotions they all feel but which most of them are too judicious to say out loud. That's clear by the way the party has embraced him.

Unemployment Rate: 9.4 Percent In May

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Employers throttled back on layoffs in May and cut the fewest jobs in any month since the financial crisis erupted last fall _ rais...

Jobless Rate Climbs In 46 States

Wall Street Journal | STU WOO and SUDEEP REDDY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

California and North Carolina in March posted their highest jobless rates in at least three decades, as unemployment increased in all but a handful of...

Obama Administration Vows To "Break The Destructive Cycle" Of Job Loss

news.yahoo.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration says it will do what is necessary to "break the destructive cycle" of job loss and put Americans back to work. Labor Secre...

20,000 Jobs Lost In April

New York Times | PETER S. GOODMAN and MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The American economy lost 20,000 jobs in April, the fourth consecutive month of decline, in what many economists took as powerful evidence that the Un...