By Spencer Brown | 07/09/14 05:10 PM
You poor, misguided Republicans. If only you could get with President Obama's program, everything would be right in America again.
By Becket Adams | 07/09/14 04:45 PM
Long-term unemployment in the U.S. fell 293,000 in June to 3.1 million, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported this month.
By Joseph Lawler | 07/09/14 03:18 PM
Federal Reserve officials have an end in mind for the latest round of quantitative easing: If all goes to plan, they will taper the central bank's bond purchases from the current $35 billion a month to zero by October.
By Joseph Lawler | 07/08/14 11:16 AM
Analysts had expected that the number of job openings for May would settle back down after a boom of nearly 10 percent in April. Instead, they rose again, from 4.5 to 4.6 million, according to the BLS' Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS).
By David Freddoso | 07/07/14 06:53 PM
When President Obama took office in 2009, the U.S. economy was in the midst of the Great Recession of 2008. Five and a half years later, that historic swoon remains his excuse for continued economic stagnation.
By Becket Adams | 07/07/14 05:17 PM
The nation's wealthiest ZIP codes are concentrated mostly on the coasts, with California and New England playing host to some serious cash, according to a new report from the Atlantic's CityLab.
By Lawrence Kudlow | 07/07/14 11:56 AM
Let's bring American companies back home. There will be more growth, more investment, more jobs and much higher wages.
By Grant Schulte | 07/07/14 08:41 AM
Supporters of a higher minimum wage claimed victory last week in their effort to place the issue on the November ballot, but getting it there wasn't easy.
By Joseph Lawler | 07/07/14 08:54 AM
There are finally signs that the long-awaited recovery, complete with above-trend economic growth, may finally be underway.
By Joseph Lawler | 07/06/14 12:12 PM
Israeli ambassador Ron Dermer called a video apparently showing the beating of a Palestinian-American teenager at the hands of Israeli police "very disturbing," and said that "excessive force is not something that we accept in Israel."
By Joseph Lawler | 07/06/14 11:26 AM
Department of Homeland Security secretary Jeh Johnson expressed optimism Sunday that the influx of illegal immigration from Central America could be slowed, but repeatedly dodged questions about how the Obama administration would resolve the status of the immigrants who have already arrived.
By Joseph Lawler | 07/06/14 10:52 AM
Texas governor Rick Perry amplified his criticism of the Obama administration's handling of the ongoing immigration crisis in south Texas on Sunday morning, saying that administration officials "either are inept or don't care."
By Joseph Lawler | 07/06/14 10:21 AM
President Obama received criticism Sunday from a member of his own party on his management of the recent immigration crisis in Texas.Â
By Lisa Ruhl | 07/03/14 03:43 PM
The United States economy added 288,000 jobs in June, according to a Bureau of Labor Statistics report.
By Joseph Lawler | 07/03/14 12:05 PM
Just how much of the decline in labor force participation is due to long-term, secular factors and how much is due to cyclical weakness is a matter of ongoing debate.
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