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Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 02/06/2014

Fox News sticks with CBO-Obamacare ‘loss’ headline

Suggestion at odds with the report’s conclusions.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:16 PM ET, 02/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBO, Fox News, Greta Van Susteren, labor, Obamacare, work

Posted at 07:07 PM ET, 11/19/2013

New York Post and Labor Dept. IG: What gives?

Labor Department IG is checking into a much-talked-about New York Post story.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:07 PM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Census Bureau, Department of Labor, John Crudele, New York Post

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 11/19/2013

Five questions about the New York Post’s unemployment story

Did the Census Bureau really provide faked jobs numbers?

By Erik Wemple  |  04:13 PM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Census Bureau, Department of Labor, New York Post

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 06/04/2013

$1 million for public records: That a record?

Seven figures: Could any trove of documents be worth such a sum?

By Erik Wemple  |  04:56 PM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Associated Press, labor department

Posted at 06:35 PM ET, 10/05/2012

Unemployment conspiracy? It’d be complicated.

Could such a thing be kept out of the media?

By Erik Wemple  |  06:35 PM ET, 10/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jack welch, unemployment conspiracy, jack welch conspiracy, bureau of labor statistics conspiracy, tom nardone bureau of labor statistics

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 10/05/2012

Unemployment-rate trutherism: A taxonomy

Fox guy really skeptical about unemployment numbers.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:35 PM ET, 10/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  unemployment numbers, unemployment statistics, bureau of labor statistics, census bureau, fox news, stuart varney, fox news, fox business network, jack welch, jack welch unemployment, jack welch unemployment figures

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 10/05/2012

Welch hammers unemployment numbers again

Former GE CEO says unemployment figures don’t square with his feelings.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:26 PM ET, 10/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jack welch, fox news, jack welch unemployment, jack welch chicago, jack welch fox news unemployment, unemployment figures, bureau of labor statistics