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Plenty of Praise for July Jobs Report from Networks

Released on Friday morning, the latest jobs report from the Labor Department touted a net growth of 209,000 jobs in July. On Friday evening, the report was promoted on all three of the major ...
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98 Percent of Networks Jobs Stories Ignore High Black Unemployment

Despite bipartisan outrage, NBC gives just 10 seconds to jobs crisis while ABC, CBS remain silent.
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NBC, CBS Blame Weak Jobs Report on Weather, Economists Disagree

Networks and other media give same excuse as Labor Secretary, but right and left wing experts dispute weather claim.
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CNN's Cuomo Slaps Republicans for Taking Americans 'Hostage' Over Spending Cuts

CNN's Chris Cuomo pounded Republicans on Tuesday's New Day for demanding offsetting spending cuts in exchange for extending jobless benefits. "Are they holding these people hostage? I mean, ...
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Twisted Logic from MSNBC's Hayes: Paying People Not to Work Encourages Them to 'Get Back to Work'

Friday's All In with Chris Hayes exhibited host Hayes's latest example of fuzzy logic as he argued that paying people unemployment benefits, rather than encouraging them to go longer without ...
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MSNBC's Sharpton Slams 'Heartless Ideology' of GOP on Unemployment Benefits Extension

On Friday's PoliticsNation on MSNBC, host Al Sharpton asserted that Republicans "don't care" about the unemployed whose unemployment benefits are expiring and went on to accuse Republicans of ...
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MSNBC's Sharpton Slams 'Stinginess' of Republican 'Grinches'

On the Monday, December 23, PoliticsNation on MSNBC, host Al Sharpton led the show by accusing Republicans of "stinginess" and of being "grinches" because of GOP opposition to a further extension ...
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MSNBC's Hayes Pushes Hiring More Govt Workers, Jokes 'Let's Just Have Another Census'

On Tuesday's All In on MSNBC, during a discussion of the federal budget and spending on poverty programs, host Chris Hayes suggesting reducing unemployment by having the government hire workers as ...
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CBS, ABC Positive About Economy Nearly 2-to-1; Fed Disagrees

Two networks focus on good news ahead of Federal Reserve downgraded growth forecast.
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Santelli on Market Rally after Jobs Report: ‘What Are We, A Banana Republic?’

Stocks improve despite ‘lousy’ unemployment numbers.
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