Jobless Claims

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Opinion: Jobless Numbers And The Newest Right Wing Conspiracy Theory

There is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama’s birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.


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California Posts Biggest Drop In Jobless Claims

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits went up again last week, but in California, that number is down.



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