By Meghashyam Mali | 02/25/14 12:08 PM
Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday denied that Obamacare would cost many Americans their jobs, insisting that it gave workers, in particular women, more employment freedom.
By Associated Press | 02/24/14 10:43 AM
President Obama is taking his "year of action" tour to Minnesota, heading to St. Paul on Wednesday to announce a new competition encouraging investments to create jobs and restore infrastructure. Obama will be speaking at St. Paul's newly renovated Union Depot transportation hub. The White...
By Associated Press | 02/24/14 10:13 AM
A program to help jobless veterans has found employment for a fraction of eligible workers since its launch two years ago.
By Brian Hughes | 02/21/14 12:08 PM
President Obama turned to Democratic governors on Friday in an effort to convince Congress to raise the minimum wage, a centerpiece of the White House's economic blueprint for 2014. “This is not just good policy, it also happens to be good politics,” the president said at a Democratic...
02/20/14 04:17 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says proper job training can remove obstacles that have narrowed the middle class for the past 20 years. Biden met with Cabinet officials Thursday to talk about job training programs, part of an effort by President Barack Obama to take action on...
By David Limbaugh | 02/20/14 04:01 PM
There seems to be a common characteristic among those who follow the liberal orthodoxy, especially those in the old media. Their ideology and rabid partisanship prevent them from acknowledging, much less correcting, policy failures. My brother, Rush, expounds the "Limbaugh theorem," which...
02/20/14 04:01 PM
BOSTON (AP) — More than 1,000 teens from across Massachusetts have marched to the Statehouse to press for more funding for youth summer jobs programs. Protesters rallied at the Old South Church in Boston Thursday afternoon before heading to the Statehouse to push lawmakers to back up to $24.5...
By Josh Boak | 02/20/14 07:56 AM
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell a slight 3,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 336,000, a sign that layoffs remain low. The Labor Department said Thursday that the four-week average of applications, a less volatile measure, rose slightly to a seasonally adjusted...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/19/14 10:53 AM
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., on Wednesday mocked President Obama's apology to an art history professor as “pathetic,” and suggested the president should encourage young people to take more vocational courses. “Pathetic Obama apology to art history prof,” tweeted the Tea Party favorite....
By Washington Examiner | 02/19/14 08:45 AM
It may be difficult for some to recall, but President Obama repeatedly promised the American people in 2009 that his $787 billion economic stimulus program would create millions of new jobs and shrink the unemployment rate as it jolted the economy into sustained growth. He also promised it would...
By Alan Fram | 02/19/14 08:13 AM
A report by Congress' nonpartisan budget analysts seems to have thrown Democrats onto the defensive after it concluded that the party's drive to boost the federal minimum wage could cost a half-million jobs by 2016.
02/18/14 06:45 PM
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The state of Maryland should make sure that a minimum amount of sick leave is available to low-wage employees who can't afford to miss a day's pay, Del. John A. Olszewski Jr. says. Currently, many of them cannot earn sick leave in their jobs. A Baltimore nonprofit, the...
By Joseph Lawler | 02/18/14 05:15 PM
Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 by 2016 would increase wages for 16.5 million workers but lead to a loss of about 500,000 jobs, according to an estimate from the Congressional Budget Office released Tuesday afternoon. The potential job losses projected by the CBO ranged from a "slight...
By Brian Hughes | 02/18/14 04:00 PM
President Obama penned an apology letter to an art history professor taken aback by his jab at students who majored in the subject.
By Eric Schelzig | 02/18/14 08:42 AM
Now that workers have rejected the UAW in a close vote, attention turns to whether the GOP can fulfill its promises that keeping the union out means more jobs will come rolling in, the next great chapter in the flourishing of foreign auto makers in the South.
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