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Employers Added 69,000 Jobs in May; Unemployment Rate Up to 8.2%

Employers Added 69,000 Jobs in May; Unemployment Rate Up to 8.2%

Tim Boyle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The nation’s jobs picture dimmed in May as employers added just 69,000 jobs and the unemployment rate ticked up to 8.2 percent. The latest numbers are a continuation of a long, slow employment recovery that began 3…

White House on Jobs Report: Problems ‘Will Not Be Solved Overnight’

White House on Jobs Report: Problems ‘Will Not Be Solved Overnight’

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — In its first reaction to Friday morning’s disappointing jobs report, the White House said the nation is still fighting back from the recession and that the “problems in the job market were long in the m…

Romney Ups the Ante on Desired Unemployment Rate

Romney Ups the Ante on Desired Unemployment Rate

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(O’HARA, Pa.) — Mitt Romney raised his expectations for what the unemployment rate should be on Friday, suggesting that “anything over 4 percent is not cause of celebration.”“Just this morning there…

Jobs Report: Economy Healing, More to Be Done, White House Says

Jobs Report: Economy Healing, More to Be Done, White House Says

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — In its first reaction to Friday morning’s April jobs report, the White House says the latest numbers are further evidence the economy is continuing to heal, but that “much more remains to be done to r…

Treasury Secretary: ‘We Can’t Tell Yet’ If Growth Has Stalled

Treasury Secretary: ‘We Can’t Tell Yet’ If Growth Has Stalled

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said on Sunday he believed the economy is “gradually getting stronger,” but said “we can’t tell yet” whether growth has stalled as it has in previous spring month…

March Unemployment Rate Falls to 8.2% as 120,000 Jobs Added

March Unemployment Rate Falls to 8.2% as 120,000 Jobs Added

Tim Boyle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — U.S. employers added 120,000 jobs to their payrolls in March, falling short of expectations, the Labor Department reported on Friday.  Economists had predicted the economy would add over 200,000 positions last…

Jobs Report ‘Further Evidence’ of Recovery, White House Says

Jobs Report ‘Further Evidence’ of Recovery, White House Says

Comstock Images/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — In its first reaction to Friday morning’s March jobs report, the White House said the latest figures are “further evidence that the economy is continuing to recover,” but that there’s mo…

Rick Santorum: Focus on Freedom, Not Unemployment Rate

Rick Santorum: Focus on Freedom, Not Unemployment Rate

Jessica McGowan/Getty Images(MOLINE, Ill.) — During a rally in Moline, Ill., Monday afternoon, just miles away from where he won the Iowa caucuses in January, Rick Santorum suggested that his campaign is focused on preserving freedom, not the economy….

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