Government Employment Sag Laying Waste To Recovery

Economists interviewed by The Huffington Post blamed the problem on the paralysis in Washington.

The government probably could get us out of this mess. One striking piece of data in the jobs numbers out Friday was just how much of a drag the public sector is on the lame economic recovery. While the private sector added 172,000 jobs in July; federal, Full Story »

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The government could have cut the unemployment rate to as low as 5 percent by now “if we had spent enough to do it,” said Dean Baker, co-director of the ... More »

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