A Peek Behind the Numbers Shows Trump’s Economy Inflicts Pain on Most Americans

Can we call an economy “successful,” if people living within it are being harmed, not served?

Proof Of GOP Failure: 9 of 12 States With Highest Unemployment Are Run By Republicans

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New state unemployment statistics revealed that the fastest way to sink an economy is to vote for Republican candidates.

More Studies Prove The Economy Always Does Better When A Democrat Is President

"The two Democratic presidents have produced jobs at 7 times the rate of the two Bushes or 2.1 million versus 300,000 per year."

Countering GOP Obstruction Obama Initiative Creates 500,000 High-Paying Jobs

The President launched an initiative last week to train 500,000 Americans for high-paying jobs in high-technology services.

Obama Recovery In Full Swing As Unemployment Fell In Every One Of The 50 States Last Year

Every U.S. state and the District of Columbia, saw their unemployment rate drop from 2013 to 2014.

Obama Has Best Job Creation Streak Since 1939 So Republicans Vow To Return To Bush

In Republican vernacular, returning to the "old ways" is "taking our country back;" but back to what? If the subject is the economy, it is back to Bush-era economic policies that are wildly popular with conservative mainstream media, but still not austere and severe enough for the Koch brothers.

We Are Way Better Off Than We Were When Bush Left Office As Jobless Rate Falls To 5.9%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released September's employment figures on Friday and it was almost entirely good news. The economy added 248,000 new jobs during the month and the unemployment rate dropped to 5.9%.

Who Is Lazier, The Welfare Recipient Or The Rich Guy?

The right-wing negativity critical of those individuals receiving food stamps and other welfare benefits irritates me. The recipients are always characterized by the political extremists as "lazy."

Lazy Republicans Need To Learn the Culture and Value of Work

It is unfair and hypocritical for a person who has a job but refuses work to attribute laziness to a person who wants to work but cannot find employment, but that has been a defining characteristic of Republicans in Congress over the past four years.

Thanks, Obama! Unemployment Rate Drops To Lowest Level Since September 2008

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released June's jobs report on Thursday. The report was released a day earlier than normal due to Friday being a national holiday. The BLS showed that the economy added 288,000 jobs in the month of June.

Callous Republican Senators Kill Unemployment Benefits Extension

GOP Senators voted almost unanimously to block a three month extension on benefits for the long term unemployed.

After Killing Hundreds of Thousands of Jobs By Blocking UI Republicans To Go On Vacation

Republicans on pace to kill hundreds and hundreds-of-thousands of jobs, send millions of Americans and their children into poverty, and lay waste to the economy; then they are going on vacation.

Republicans Will Kill 240,000 Jobs In 2014 By Not Extending Unemployment Benefits

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.

John Boehner Tells His Biggest Lie Yet By Claiming Obama Obstructed House Jobs Bills

Republicans are riding a three-year job-killing frenzy and still, Boehner has the temerity to claim House Republicans passed several job bills that President Obama stood on the sideline to obstruct.

Democratic Candidate For Congress Slams Incumbent For Not Supporting Unemployment Benefits

On Wednesday morning, Tim Sheridan, Democratic candidate for California's 42nd District, issued a press release. The statement showed both his both his personal support for the extension of unemployment benefits and slammed his opponent, Rep. Ken Calvert (R-CA)

Republicans Devastate The Lives of 1.3 Million Americans as the Media Stays Silent

The media is not about to damage Republicans' electoral chances by telling Americans the real reason why they are in poverty, not finding good jobs, and losing their unemployment benefits.

John Boehner and Eric Cantor Respond to Economic Good News By Planning to Kill More Jobs

It was a certainty that Republicans would use the recent good news on the economy, both GDP growth and job numbers, as a reason to find new ways to thwart the recovering economy and kill more jobs.

Low Wage Work Rebellion May Finally Bring Down Our Poverty Rate

People should not work full-time for wages that put them below the poverty line, but it is all too common. Now, they're taking a stand.

Natural Born Job Killers: Republicans Are Set to Kill 1 Million More Jobs in 2014

Republicans will be killing 1 million more jobs in 2014, and a new report found that their austerity madness is doing immense long term damage to the US economy.

Despite GOP, 165k Jobs Created in April and Unemployment at 4-Year Low

Despite draconian Republican efforts to tank the economy and impose austerity on the people for the benefit of the top 2%, April was a banner month. 165,000 jobs were created.