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RNC Chairman Reince Priebus Statement on the May Jobs Report

RNC Chairman Reince Priebus Statement on the May Jobs Report

WASHINGTON – Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Reince Priebus released the following statement on the May jobs report: “Today’s extremely troubling jobs report proves yet again that President Obama’s policies simply are not working and that he has failed to live up to the promise of his presidency. In early 2009, he promised to fix the economy in three years, and he promised the unemployment rate would be below six […]

White House Statement on May Unemployment

White House Statement on May Unemployment

Statement on the Employment Situation in May    WASHINGTON, DC – Alan B. Krueger, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, issued the following statement today on the employment situation in May. You can view the statement HERE.     The Employment Situation in May Posted by Alan B. Krueger on June 1, 2012 at 9:34AM EDT   Problems in the job market were long in the making and will not be solved […]

President Obama’s Schedule Friday June, 1, 2012 – 6 fundraisers

President Obama’s Schedule Friday June, 1, 2012 – 6 fundraisers

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2012   In the morning, the President will depart from the White House en route Minneapolis, Minnesota.  The departure from the South Lawn and arrival at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport are open press. In Minneapolis, the President will tour the Honeywell Golden Valley facility and then deliver remarks urging Congress to act on the “To Do List”, specifically highlighting the need […]

Opps! Unemployment up, Jobs Down, Dow Falls, Obama six fundraisers

Opps! Unemployment up, Jobs Down, Dow Falls, Obama six fundraisers

WASHINGTON—U.S. employers added just 69,000 jobs in May–the fewest in a year– as payrolls gains were disappointingly tepid for a third month. Job seeker Aaron Moore, 25, completes a job application at Los Angeles Mission’s 11th annual Skid Row Career Fair on May 31, 2012 in Los Angeles, Calif. The nation’s unemployment rate rose to 8.2% from 8.1% as 642,000 Americans surged into the labor force, the Labor Department said. […]

John Edwards jury mistrial on 5 counts, Not Guilty on 1

John Edwards jury mistrial on 5 counts, Not Guilty on 1

GREENSBORO — The jury in the John Edwards trial on Thursday found the former presidential candidate not guilty on one of six counts in his campaign finance trial and announced it could not agree on the five remaining counts. Judge Catherine Eagles declared a mistrial on the five counts and dismissed the jurors. It was unclear whether the government will seek another trial. After the mistrial was declared, Edwards hugged […]

How do you feel about politics? Illinois Rep EXPLODES on the House floor!

How do you feel about politics? Illinois Rep EXPLODES on the House floor!

A state representative blew his top Tuesday on the floor of the Illinois State House of Representatives, flinging a copy of a new pension reform proposal into the air and telling his stoic colleagues that they “should be ashamed” of themselves.”I’m sick of it!” state Rep. Mike Bost yelled, saying the bill was too long for lawmakers to read before voting on it. “These damn bills that come out here […]