Tag: Census Bureau

Fight Over Census Documents Centers on Motive for a Citizenship Question

The fight between Congress and President Trump over census documents revolves around one crucial issue: discerning the true motive of the Trump administration when it made a historic decision to ask all residents in the country if they were an American citizen. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, who oversees the Census Bureau, has long claimed that […]

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Employers Added 75,000 Jobs in May; Unemployment Rate Steady at 3.6%

75,000 jobs were created last month. Analysts had expected a gain of about 175,000 jobs, according to Bloomberg. The unemployment rate was 3.6 percent, the same as in April. Average hourly earnings rose by 0.2 percent, the same rate as in April. Over the last 12 months, earnings have risen by a solid 3.1 percent. […]

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Employers Added 75,000 Jobs in May; Unemployment Steady at 3.6%

The Labor Department released its latest estimate of hiring and unemployment on Friday morning. The monthly report provides one of the most reliable pictures of the American economy. The Numbers 75,000 jobs were created last month. Analysts had expected a gain of about 175,000 jobs, according to Bloomberg. The unemployment rate was 3.6 percent, the […]

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What to Expect From the May Jobs Report

The Labor Department will release its estimate of hiring and unemployment for May at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time. The monthly report provides a snapshot of the American economy. Analysts on Wall Street are predicting a gain of about 175,000 jobs, according to Bloomberg, compared with an increase of 263,000 in April. The unemployment rate is […]

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Trump Destroys American Greatness From Within

It’s hard to work up much sympathy for the hollowed-out husk of a human being that is Mitch McConnell, or Lindsey Graham for that matter. This country is a harder, colder, more meanspirited place because these senators would rather bootlick a bully than stand for the principles they once espoused. Surely, they know the price […]

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Charges of Politics in Census Debate Are ‘Smoke and Mirrors,’ Justice Dept. Says

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department issued a withering rebuke on Monday to assertions that a Republican political operative helped draft the department’s request to place a citizenship question on the 2020 census, a decision whose legality the Supreme Court is likely to decide within weeks. In a brief filed in United States District Court in […]

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