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  1. The Economic Recovery Looks Like a House and a NurseConstruction and health-care jobs lead the way to 236,000 new payrolls.
  2. How Convenient: Jobless Claims Lowest Since February 2008 [Updated]Jack Welch will tell us if this really happened. 
  3. New York City Has Recovered All the Jobs Lost in the Recession But that doesn’t mean unemployment isn’t up.
  4. President Obama Officially PowerlessHe can’t even get one person a damn job.
  5. March Jobs Report MediocreAmerica doomed?
  6. Unemployment Rate Now Lowest Since February 2009How long can Mitt Romney keep saying that President Obama made the economy worse?
  7. Let’s All Take a Moment to Bask in Our New, Relatively Low Unemployment Rate!Just a moment though.
  8. October Jobs Report: The Grueling Recovery ContinuesThe economy added some jobs, but not many.
  9. Senate Votes Against President Obama’s Jobs BillLet the games begin.
  10. Jobless Claims Are Lowest Since April, But There’s a CaveatTechnical difficulties.”
  11. Unwelcome Retro Trends: The Squeegee Men Are BackThis is widely considered to be a sign that things are not going well.
  12. Americans Don’t Think Jobs Bill Will Work, Want Congress to Pass It AnywayThe uselessness of polls.
  13. Some Actual Unemployed People Share Their Thoughts on Obama’s SpeechWe gather some reactions from the people with the most at stake.
  14. Line in the Sand: Frank Rich and Adam Moss on Obama’s Feisty RhetoricTwo or three years too late, a laser focus on jobs.
  15. Obama’s Jobs Speech Prompted Some Reactions From RepublicansMostly negative ones.
  16. President Obama Really Wants Congress to Pass His Jobs Plan Right AwayObama sold his proposals to Congress in a big speech tonight.
  17. Good News and Bad News: Obama’s Jobs Speech EditionAmerica has already decided that Obama’s proposals will fail.
  18. Congress Adds 70 High-Schoolers to the Unemployment RollsJohn Boehner and Nancy Pelosi are ending the page program.
  19. Unemployment Dips to 9.1 PercentThis is good news, but not quite good enough.
  20. President Obama Will Ride Around on a Bus Just Like the PoorsHe’s traveling the Midwest in a bus, instead of a plane or a limo.
  21. Hiring Slows Even Further, Unemployment Rises to 9.2 PercentThat’s up from 9.1 percent last month.
  22. Does President Obama Want to Live in a World Without ATMs?No.
  23. Hiring Slowed Last Month, Unemployment at 9.1 PercentThis is not good news.
  24. GOP Job Plan Needed Unnecessary Photos and Huge Font to Reach Ten PagesThe font size is larger than the one used in books for the visually impaired.
  25. More Jobs Added Than Expected Last Month, Unemployment Rate at 9 PercentBut wait, that’s up since last month.
  26. Jobless Claims Hit Eight-Month HighThis was unexpected.
  27. Unemployment Rate Hits Two-Year LowIt’s now at 8.8 percent.
  28. Qaddafi Is Making Our Economic Recovery NeuroticHe’s making it skittish.
  29. Jobless Claims Are at the Lowest Levels in Three Years, But It Might Not Be Enough to Help ObamaHow will this affect Obama in 2012?
  30. Fed Upgrades Economic-Growth ForecastBut unemployment is expected to remain … painful.
  31. Unemployment Dips to 9.4 PercentGood news! A little.
  32. Employment Is Up — This Week, AnywayUnemployment claims have declined to their lowest level in two and a half years.
  33. Jobless Claims Fall for the Second Week in a RowGood news! Not awesome news, but good news nonetheless.
  34. Yahoo Cuts 600 JobsHappy Holidays, everyone.
  35. Unemployment Problem Will Not Clear Up in Time to Make President Obama Look GoodUnemployment will still be around 8 percent by the end of 2012.
  36. The United States Added 151,000 Jobs in OctoberThis is the first time since May that overall payrolls increased.
  37. Unemployment Holds at 9.6 Percent: Overall Jobs Lost, Private Employment Losing SteamThis is bad news.
  38. Economy Sheds 54,000 Jobs, Unemployment Rises to 9.6 PercentThis is better than expected.
  39. New Yorkers Still Doing Better Than Most in Economic RecoveryUnless you aren’t a manager. And you live outside of Manhattan.
  40. Unemployment Holds at 9.5 Percent, Economy Loses 131,000 JobsPrivate-sector jobs grew, but less than anticipated.
  41. City’s Unemployment Rate Drops For Sixth Straight MonthPrivate sector adds 8,300 jobs.
  42. Depending on How You Look at It, Unemployment Might Be IncreasingThe job outlook is dismal.
  43. Private Sector Continues to Add Jobs at Obnoxiously Slow PaceThe economy as a whole shed 125,000 jobs in June because of laid-off census workers.
  44. Unemployment Falls to 9.7 PercentBut the vast majority of new jobs created were census-worker positions.
  45. Unemployment at 9.9 Percent — 290,000 Jobs AddedAnd only 60,000 of them were census workers!
  46. Unemployment Holds at 9.7 Percent, Economy Gains 162,000 JobsThis may be good news.
  47. National Unemployment Rate Holds at 9.7 PercentAnd it may have been even better if it hadn’t been for that damn snow!
  48. ‘Jobs, Jobs, Jobs’: The Allure, and Danger, of a Favorite Political MantraIt’s been chanted for decades, but can it do more harm than good this time around?
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