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resistance

On Tuesday, Democrats showed that they could mobilize a coalition of voters and begin to take the country’s elected offices back from the Republicans who...
Donald Trump

Though it enjoys a level of political dominance unseen since the 1920s, the Republican Party’s agenda is stalled. Yet, despite their failure to repeal and...
Hillary Clinton

The extremes to Clinton’s left and right have led otherwise reasonable people to trick themselves into thinking she is something she isn’t and never was. Pro-Bernie...
Iraq

The rise of the Islamic State (ISIS, ISIL, Daesh) certainly represented a failure of the Iraqi military, its intelligence service, and the state more broadly....
Jobs report

While September’s jobs report was dismal, the October report is robust, with 271,000 new jobs created, far above the consensus forecast of 183,000. And 12,000 more...
Jobs report

The monthly jobs reports have not been very good in recent months, and the September figures are downright dismal. While economists were predicting 200,000 new...
Rubio

Marco Rubio has thus far failed to satisfactorily neutralize his primary liability ahead of the 2016 general election should he become the Republican Party’s nominee:...

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...

If I asked you to which economic class you believe you belong, statistics tell me you’re probably going to say “middle class.” If I asked...

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...