For instance, unemployment figures don't count people with a part-time job looking for full-time work.
In "Stupid Republican caught making up statistics" news of the day, Roger Marshall tells Willie Geist that ten terrorists and forty criminals "try" to enter the United States every day at the southern border.
The US Government is vastly undercounting the death toll from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Why?
Match a few faces to this year's gun statistics. Give thanks you aren't one.
Rudy Giuliani doesn't want anyone confusing him with statistics when they don't support his foregone conclusions.
The natural tendency to lie makes quota systems and financial incentives that reward the police for the sheer numbers of people stopped, frisked or arrested especially dangerous.
This video explains who doesn't pay income taxes and why, and notes that the share of non-payers is headed down to just a third a decade from now.
As college-bound students weigh their options, they often look to the various statistics that universities trumpet — things like the high number of applications, high test scores, and low acceptance rate...
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.
The U.S. added 114,000 jobs in September, causing the unemployment rate to slip to 7.8 percent—a figure not seen since January 2009, when President Obama first took office. There were other unexpected nuggets of good news, too: numbers for
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