By Greater than Two-to-One, Americans Want Jobs, Not Spending Cuts

By: Wednesday March 23, 2011 10:16 am

CBS News has released a new poll and, not surprisingly, with official unemployment around nine percent, it found that an overwhelming 51 percent of Americans said jobs/economy is the most important problem facing the country. By comparison, the national debt comes in second with a mere seven percent of Americans saying it is the most [...]

Moody’s Mark Zandi: GOP Cuts Would Cost 700,000 Jobs

By: Monday February 28, 2011 3:51 pm

The House Republicans’ proposed cuts are part of a war on jobs, and today, fresh on the heels of the analysis by Goldman Sachs, we have another independent economic analysis (PDF) to verify it. According to Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody’s Analytics, the specific cuts pursued by the GOP would result in 700,000 fewer [...]

Unemployment and Obama: How Does 9.8 Go into 2012?

By: Friday December 3, 2010 11:50 am

For President Obama to win re-election in 2012, it is going to require that he makes progress on the top issue for most Americans–the economy. That is why the latest job numbers showing official unemployment rising to 9.8% is bad news for the election prospects of the president–and all elected Democrats–less than two years from [...]

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