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PolitiFact Whiffs Again, Rates Accurate Romney Claim 'Half True'

Fact-checking website PolitiFact has rated two accurate claims by the Mitt Romney campaign as "Mostly False" and "Half True" for contextual reasons. However, when President Obama made a ...
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Wisconsin Unemployment Falls; NBC Hypes Job Losses 'Many Blame' on Scott Walker

Despite Wisconsin's unemployment rate being well below the national rate and steadily falling, on Saturday's NBC Nightly News correspondent Ron Allen selectively hyped job losses: "With the ...
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Stephanopoulos Agrees 92% Women Job Losses Statistic ‘Accurate’ After ABC’s World News Called It ‘Mostly False’

On Sunday’s This Week, George Stephanopoulos stumbled into the truth when he told Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner that Mitt Romney’s statistic, about how 92.3 percent of all job losses ...
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Spin Cycle: MSNBC Excuses Bad March Jobs Report

Anchors and guests cover for Obama’s dismal data.
March Jobs Report

March Hiring Far Below Expectations, Adds Only 120,000 Jobs

Every one of CNBC predictions far higher than disappointing result.
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NBC Host: 'We're Managing Expectations' on Economy, 'Especially for the White House'

Filling in for co-host Matt Lauer on Friday's NBC Today, CNBC's Carl Quintanilla seemed to suggest the media was helping the Obama administration shape public perception of the economy: ...

Landon Thomas's Brilliant Solution to British Youth Unemployment: More Job-Training Schemes

Landon Thomas Jr. blames the "debt-driven austerity crusade" and lack of tax-funded job training for youth unemployment in England: "...experts say the British government’s debt-reduction ...

Job Figures Give Obama 'Head of Steam,' Says Reporter Who Once Saw Good Side of Job Loss

Shaila Dewan sees a "head of steam" for Obama in the latest 8.5% unemployment figure, enough "to cheer President Obama as he enters an election year." Does this mean Dewan will no longer ask, as ...

NYT Headline Sees 'Boost for White House' in Latest Job Figure, But; WP Noted 'Many Quit Seeking Work'

Catherine Rampell on the latest underwhelming employment figures: "That looks like good news for President Obama as he heads into the 2012 presidential election - especially since just a few ...

Stevenson Makes 'Nuanced' Defense of Obama's 2009 Prediction of 6.5% Unemployment

Richard Stevenson: "...there's a persuasive case that the report actually did not get it all that wrong....Despite repeated Republican claims to the contrary, the stimulus bill created at least ...
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