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    Senator Bernie Sanders on Unemployment

    Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) spoke about unemployment. He said the real unemployment rate was about 12 percent, and noted that African Americans needed jobs. He also said that…

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    Newsmakers with Mary Kay Henry

    Mary Kay Henry, president of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), the nation’s largest union, talked by remote video from San Francisco about employment numbers, minimum…

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    August 2014 Employment Figures

    Patrice Hill talked about the jobs numbers for August 2014 released by the Labor Department the previous day, as well as the economic outlook for the rest of the year. She discussed…

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    President Obama Labor Day Remarks

    President Obama delivered remarks on jobs, the economy, and workers' rights during a visit to the Laborfest 2014 Labor Day celebration at Henry Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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    State of the Labor Market

    Victoria Stilwell talked about some of the “mixed signals” of the U.S. economy Positives included the current unemployment rate and the increase in the number of job openings,…

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    State of the U.S. Job Market

    Christopher Rugaber, speaking by phone, assessed the state of the U.S. job market. He discussed the unemployment rate, job creation, and hourly wages.

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “What is your view of the current job market?” Associated Press reporter Christopher Rugaber, speaking by phone,…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Representative Larry Bucshon (R-IN) delivered the weekly Republican address. He gave a Labor Day tribute to America’s workers and talked about Republican efforts to address the…

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    Labor Trends, Productivity, and Jobs

    Veronique de Rugy and Lawrence Mishel talked about the state of the America worker and examined national trends in wages and productivity as well as the overall strength of the job market.

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Representative Doug Collins (R-GA) delivered the weekly Republican address from Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia. He talked about more than 40 jobs bills passed by the House…

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    Representative Scalise on the State of Congress

    House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) delivered keynote remarks to the St. Tammany West Chamber of Commerce. He criticized President Obama and the Democratic-controlled Senate…

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    Representative Becerra Town Hall Meeting

    Representative Xavier Becerra (D-CA) held a town hall with constituents. He spoke about topics such as the economy, unaccompanied immigrant children, and U.S. foreign policy. The…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about improvement in the employment statistics and his priority to press Congress to improve the situation of the middle class.

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    President Obama on the Economy

    President Obama talked about jobs and the U.S. economy, criticizing Congress for blocking legislation that would have provided tax incentives for businesses to bring offshore jobs back to…

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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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