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If there is one thing a sane member of Congress who must run for re-election in a competitive district will never demand, it’s a raise....

The April jobs report, which showed 223,000 net new jobs, was a distinct improvement on the dismal March report (which was revised further downward to...

The unemployment picture darkened unexpectedly last month, with a mere 126,000 jobs created, the smallest job gain since December 2013. Economists had been expecting about...

The American economy created 295,000 jobs in February, well above the 230,000 predicted. The unemployment rate dropped from 5.7 percent to 5.5 percent. January’s jobs number...

The monthly jobs report came in stronger than expected this morning, with 257,000 new jobs in January, above the estimate of 237,000. In addition, the...

After President Obama’s State of the Union address, I noted that even partisan-left media outlets were unwilling to play along with Obama’s self-serving framing of...

Defense spending is scheduled to be slashed by $40 billion for fiscal year 2016, which begins in October. That's a cut that the armed forces...

Tonight, President Obama plans to announce some budget outlines in his State of the Union address. One of those goals will be to make a...

The American economy added 252,000 jobs in December, slightly above economists’ estimate of 242,000 jobs. The number of jobs created in October was revised upward to...

The country got an early Christmas present today from the Commerce Department, when it revised its estimate of GDP growth in the third quarter upwards to a...

The American economy showed definite signs of life last month. While the unemployment rate stayed steady at 5.8 percent, the country added 320,000 jobs in...

The economy added 214,000 jobs last months, slightly below expectations, but August and September were revised upwards by a total of 31,000. Over the last...