Following is the text of Virginia Republican gubernatorial nominee Ken Cuccinelli’s speech, delivered to the state GOP convention at the Richmond Coliseum on Saturday:
In a little over three years, businesses have now created more than 6.5 million new jobs, and the unemployment rate is the lowest that it’s been since 2008, Obama boasted.
Study: This year’s graduating class will struggle for decades to match the wages of those who left school before the Great Recession, and will never recoup their lost earnings.
President Obama owes at least part of his victory yesterday to young Americans ages 18-29, who accounted for 19 percent of all voters in this year’s election, up one percentage point from 2008. During a conference call today, Rock the Vote President Heather Smith and Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) [...]
Economists interviewed by CNBC say they believe the nation’s unemployment rate will remain at 7.8 percent when the October jobless report is released on Friday. The report, which is produced by the U.S. Labor Department, is expected to reveal that the country’s economy added 125,000 net jobs in October. The report is based on surveys [...]
Restore Our Future, a super PAC created to support Mitt Romney’s candidacy for president, on Wednesday unveiled a new TV ad set to air in homes across Wisconsin.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) tells reporters that Republicans should help pass President Obama’s jobs package. (0:18) [audio:http://trns.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/20120913Jobs.mp3|titles=20120913Jobs]
Following this morning’s release of July unemployment numbers, the Treasury Department’s Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy Jane Eberly held a press briefing to flesh out the Labor Department’s report. Below are five noteworthy figures: 1. The creation of 163,000 jobs in July topped the analyst estimate of 100,000, but the unemployment rate ROSE one tenth [...]
At a press conference following the Senate Republican Policy Committee’s weekly lunch Tuesday, Chairman John Barrasso (R-WY) said that Democrats claim they want to create jobs, but put measures in place that punish job creators. [audio:http://trns.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/20120717BarrsarroHarderToCreateJobs.mp3]
By Gwen Fishel Following yesterday’s motion by the Senate to proceed on the Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act, Sen. Kay Hagan (D- N.C.) told reporters Wednesday that she is optimistic about the passage of the bill. Hagan said that helping small businesses succeed should be a bipartisan issue. She argued that the bill could create [...]