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Yamiche Interviews U.S. Chamber of Commerce President

October 27, 2021
At this year’s FORTUNE Most Powerful Women Summit, Washington Week moderator Yamiche Alcindor interviewed U.S. Chamber President & CEO Suzanne Clark
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Millions Have Lost Health Insurance in Pandemic-Driven Recession

July 14, 2020
Sheryl Gay Stolberg | The New York Times
The coronavirus pandemic stripped an estimated 5.4 million American workers of their health insurance between February and May, a stretch in which more adults became uninsured because of job losses than have ever lost coverage in a single year, according to a new analysis.
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November's jobs report falls short of expectation

December 7, 2018
Ylan Mui | CNBC
Non-farm payrolls rose by 155,000 in November. The unemployment rate is unchanged at 3.7 per cent. Average hourly earnings were up six per cent at $27.35 in November.
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Stagnant Pay Says It All

June 3, 2016
Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
Plenty of American workers, fearful about their financial well-being and their perch in the middle class, believe that economists, politicians and President Obama have it wrong.
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Obama to Lay Out Campaign Choices

June 1, 2016
Carol Lee | The Wall Street Journal
In Indiana on Wednesday, the president is expected to argue a Democrat would continue economy’s momentum
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What Some of the Newest Laws of 2015 Might Mean For You

January 2, 2015
Pete Williams | NBC News
New state laws will allow pregnant workers rest breaks, allow undocumented immigrants to hold driver's licenses and raise minimum wage for millions.
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The devalued American worker

December 15, 2014
Jim Tankersley | The Washington Post
The past three recessions sparked a chain reaction of layoffs and lower pay
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Who’s the boss?

September 10, 2014
Greg Ip | The Economist
FEDEX, Walmart and McDonald’s are among America’s largest employers. Yet many of the people who drive FedEx’s delivery trucks, staff Walmart’s warehouses and serve McDonald’s hamburgers are not their employees. Instead, they work for subcontractors, franchisees or themselves.

New Job Numbers, Ukraine Crisis, Obama's Foreign Policy Dilemma, North Carolina politics

May 2, 2014
New sanctions on Russia, Obama's Foreign Policy Dilemma, North Carolina politics
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