Well, this is awkward for Republicans. The Obama economy has set yet another job growth record in the private sector.
If there's one bargaining tactic Congressional Republican lawmakers have perfected since President Obama took the oath of office in January 2009, it's trying to cut off America's nose to spite its face.
Monday marked the fifth anniversary of President Obama's stimulus package that helped pull the nation out of the worst recession seen since the Great Depression.
President Obama vowed during his State of the Union address to take to pen and phone to do what he legally can do without Congress, and today he took action on that promise.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics released January's jobs numbers and there was good, mediocre and bad news all mixed in to the report.
Republicans will have killed an additional 240,000 jobs in 2014 according to The Council of Economic Advisers who estimated that not extending the unemployment benefits will have a deleterious effect on hiring.