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We asked our favorite wonks — economists, political scientists, politicians and more — for the chart that encapsulated 2012 to them. Here's what they sent us.

  • The Wonkblog Team
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  • Dec 27, 2012
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Today's jobs report, summarized in six charts.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Dec 7, 2012
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This month's jobs report was pretty positive. Let's take a deeper dive into the data.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Nov 2, 2012
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This morning's jobs report was awful. Unemployment went down from 8.3 percent to 8.1 percent, but nonfarm payrolls only increased by a dismal 96,000, with another 40,000 jobs lost in revisions of previous months' figures.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Sep 7, 2012
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