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Americans Quit Seeking Jobs

Roughly 347,000 Americans gave up looking for work in December, allowing progressives to claim a sharp drop in the formal unemployment rate during the month. The formal unemployment rate fell from 7.0 percent to 6.7 percent even though only about … Continue reading

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Almost 1 Million Americans Conclude There are No Jobs

There were 988,000 discouraged workers in the United States in July, an increase of 136,000 from July 2012, according to data released today the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). “Discouraged workers are persons not currently looking for work because they … Continue reading

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Obama: We Need More Government Workers

President Barack Obama – citing the job losses since he took office — said “the economy would be much better off,” unemployment would be 6.5 percent and the national deficit would be in decline if there were more federal, state … Continue reading

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