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The economy added 195,000 jobs in June, the same number added in May, and better than the 160,000 that analysts were predicting. Read more...
Wanna know who Jim Cramer thinks is responsble for the poor jobs report for last month? Read more...
(via ThinkProgress) Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) Tweeted the following message yesterday (Oct 29, 2012): ...suggesting that the Obama Administration has directed the Dept of Labor to withhold the October Jobs Report (which he is certain will Read more...
From this Thursday evening's Hardball pre-debate and some of the post-debate coverage, Rep. Marsha Blackburn came on initially to field a few questions, playing the part of Paul Ryan for Chris Matthews, with her fellow House member Rep. John Yarmuth Read more...
CNBC on-air editor Rick Santelli, who is credited with helping to launch the tea party movement, flew into a rage on Tuesday after he was asked to defend his apparent suggestion that the most recent jobs report had been doctored to help President Read more...

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After first taking a shot at the right-wing "jobs report truthers" and their latest conspiracy theory that the BLS somehow cooked the unemployment statistics - and now that it seems some of those lazy moochers are out there drawing paychecks just to Read more...
From this Sunday's Meet the Press, Robert Gibbs called out former GE CEO, Jack Welch for embarrassing himself along with the other "jobs report truthers" who were touting that there was some grand conspiracy theory at work with the latest report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Even Chuck Todd had a few words about the fact that it's a "bad trend" when we've got conservatives out there getting traction with this nonsense. Read more...
Scarce already has a running list of "jobs report truthers" here, which includes Fox's Stuart Varney, the Fox News Channel, Jack Welch and Rick Santelli. Think Progress is keeping track and is now up to 11 conservatives who think the job numbers are a conspiracy. They can now add Fox's Sean Hannity and Karl Rove to the mix. Read more...
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An error occurred with the video embed. Today's jobs report wins a great big "meh." Unemployment remains at 8.2 percent, public sector hiring is flat, private sector jobs grew at an anemic rate. New York Times: The economy added 80,000 jobs Read more...