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    Weekly Republican Address

    Representative Steve Scalise (R-LA), the incoming majority whip, delivered the weekly Republican address from the Old House Chamber. He talked about jobs and the economy and energy…

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    Governors on Education and Job Training

    National Governors Association Chair Mary Fallin (R-OK) gave her final report on her year-long initiative, “America Works: Education and Training for Tomorrow’s Jobs.” The…

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    Workforce Training Bill Signing

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) was joined House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and other members of Congress as he signed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act prior to…

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    June, 2014 Jobs Numbers

    Nicholas Johnston talked about the Labor Department’s jobs report for June, 2014. Topics included the report’s impact on the stock market, the sustainability of recent gains,…

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    President Obama on the Economy

    President Obama visited 1776, a tech start-up hub in Washington, D.C., to talk about his “Starting America” initiative and the June jobs report released that day. Unemployment…

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    U.S. Economy

    Marilyn Geewax explained what economists would be looking for in the June 2014 jobs report in light of tweak gross domestic product figures for the first quarter of 2013. She also discussed…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “What is the best way to create jobs?” Kevin Cirilli spoke by phone about a Senate-passed workforce training bill…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about his trip that week to Minneapolis where he met a working mother named Rebekah. He talked about the challenges…

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    President Obama Town Hall in Minnesota

    President Obama spoke at a town hall meeting in Minnehaha Park in Minneapolis, Minnesota, about jobs and U.S. economic policy. He responded to questions from members of the audience on…

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    May 2014 Employment Report

    Nancy Cook talked about the employment report for May 2014, released the previous day, including sectors that were gaining and losing jobs, demographic groups having trouble finding work,…

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    Marilyn Geewax on U.S. Economy

    Marilyn Geewax spoke by telephone about the U.S. economy, including how the nation’s employment numbers influence economic indicators such as interest rates, trade, housing, and…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question “How did the recession impact you?” The May 2014 employment numbers had been released the previous…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about creating jobs and improving the economy, such as…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about his administration’s efforts to cut red tape for major transportation infrastructure projects which would also…

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    Employment for Veterans

    Steve Gonzalez and Bill Brigman talked about a military - workforce development effort in which the American Legion was participating to reduce unemployment among returning service…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    The weekly Republican address was delivered by the authors of more than a dozen House-passed jobs bills who called on President Obama and Senate Democrats to act for the sake of the economy.

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    Representative Charles Dent on Job Creation

    Representative Charles Dent (D-PA) talked about the Generating Real Opportunities for Workers and Transitional Help (GROWTH) Act, which he argued would provide emergency unemployment…

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    House Speaker Weekly Briefing

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) held his weekly legislative briefing with reporters. Speaker Boehner talked about jobs and the U.S. economy. He talked about several bills in the…

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    Unemployment Insurance

    House Democratic leaders and members of the party caucus held a news conference on the impact of not restoring unemployment insurance benefits, which expired December 28, 2013. Several…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He provided an update on the work his administration had done to strengthen the economy and ease unemployment in his “Year of…

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