News June 5, 2015: Economy sours May jobs report indicates rising unemployment rate

Economy sours May jobs report indicates rising unemployment rate

June 5, 2015

The Labor Department released the May jobs report on Friday morning, June 5, 2015 showing conflicting news about the state of the economy. Employers added 280,000 jobs to their rolls, but the unemployment rate inched up to 5.5…
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News March 7, 2015: Amid good news February jobs report long-term unemployment still high

March 7, 2015

The February jobs report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday, March 6, 2015 was great for headlines 295,000 jobs created, the unemployment rate lowered to 5.5 percent. Beneath the headlines of economic growth was another…

October 12, 2014: Raising minimum wage not unemployment extension top issue for Obama in midterms

Politics October 6, 2014: Long-term jobless rate remains high Obama, Boehner ignore unemployment extension

Politics October 5, 2014: Obama praises September jobs report pitches raising minimum wage in midterm push

Politics October 5, 2014: GOP make midterms referendum on Obama, as president refocuses on the economy

Politics September 7, 2014: Biden campaigns for Democrats on the economy helping the middle class in address

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Biden campaigns for Democrats on the economy helping the middle class in address

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, September 7, 2014, 9:52 AM MST

Vice President Joe Biden delivers the weekly address "Time to Give the Middle Class a Chance," Sept. 6, 2014

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Vice President Joe Biden delivers the weekly address “Time to Give the Middle Class a Chance,” Sept. 6, 2014
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Politics May 18, 2014: Obama’s weekly address urges Congress to act on jobs, transportation bill

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Obama’s weekly address urges Congress to act on jobs, transportation bill

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Examiner.com, May 18, 2014, 1:43 PM MST

President Barack Obama delivers remarks on infrastructure funding in Tarrytown, New York, May 14, 2014; Obama also dedicated his weekly address to the same issue, urging Congress to pass the job creating bill

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President Barack Obama delivers remarks on infrastructure funding in Tarrytown, New York, May 14, 2014; Obama also dedicated his weekly address to the same issue, urging Congress to pass the job creating bill
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