Exposed: Fox Misleads On Impact Of Budget Sequestration…

Fox Misleads On Impact Of Budget Sequestration, Calls For Deeper Cuts >by: CRAIG HARRINGTON | Research ››› May 11, 2014 9:34 AM EDT |Re-Post 07/20/2014|   Fox News latched onto a study of the first full year of budget sequestration, claiming that the report undermines warnings that across-the-board cuts would cost the economy hundreds of thousands of jobs. In fact, the federal workforce has been significantly reduced since sequestration went […]

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Exposed: Putting the GOP line on jobless aid to the test

Putting the GOP line on jobless aid to the test >by Steve Benen | 04/18/14 04:49 PM |Repost 07/20/2014| When congressional Republicans explain their opposition to extended unemployment benefits, they don’t say, “We dislike jobless Americans.” They actually argue the opposite: they like the unemployed and want what’s best for them, so GOP lawmakers have cut off benefits so jobless Americans will have no choice but to accept an available […]

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Spotlight: States That Raised Minimum Wage See Faster Job Growth, Report Says

States That Raised Minimum Wage See Faster Job Growth, Report Says >by: Scott Neuman| NPR July 19, 201412:25 PM ET| RePost 07/20/2014|   New data released by the Department of Labor suggests that raising the minimum wage in some states might have spurred job growth, contrary to what critics said would happen. In a report on Friday, the 13 states that raised their minimum wages on Jan. 1 have added […]

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