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Although the jobless rate in November fell to its lowest level since he took office, President Obama called on Republican lawmakers Saturday to spend tens of billions on unemployment benefits that are set to expire this month.
Colorado enrollment numbers into Obamacare health care exchanges may be floundering in the state, but that hasn't kept the head of the program — who's already paid $190,000 a year — from asking for a raise and a bonus.
EXCLUSIVE: The Washington Times has learned just 101 members of the House of Representatives have enrolled in the Washington, D.C. health care exchange. The deadline to sign up is Monday.
The nation's unemployment rate last month fell sharply from 7.3 percent to 7 percent, the lowest in five years, as businesses added another 203,000 jobs, the Labor Department reported Friday morning.
A Wendy's fast-food worker in Lovejoy, Ga., accidentally dropped her half-smoked marijuana blunt in a cheeseburger she served to an unwitting customer.
Sen. Rand Paul vowed Friday to push a proposal to create "economic freedom zones" in Detroit that would slash taxes and regulatory red tape in an attempt to revive the city's economy.
Negotiators are once again looking to tap federal workers' benefits to help make ends meet elsewhere in the budget, saying government employees may have to pay more into their retirement plans.
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits tumbled 23,000 last week to 298,000, nearly a six-year low that shows that companies are laying off fewer workers.
The labor movement's latest fast-food protest drew a "delicious backlash" Thursday from the burger-loving opposition.