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Economy “Strong” Under President Obama as Unemployment Falls to 9-Year Low

For Immediate Release December 2, 2016 Contact: DNC Press – 202-863-8148 Economy “Strong” Under President Obama as Unemployment Falls to 9-Year Low November’s jobs report shows that the economy is “strong” under President Obama’s leadership, as the unemployment rate fell to 4.6 percent, a 9-year low. Democratic leadership in the White House has steered our nation in the right direction, lifting up…

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Reviews of Trump Economic Speech: Stances that Only Help the Few at the Top

A number of editorial boards and columnists are reiterating what many others have said: yesterday’s economic speech by Donald Trump offered nothing but stale, dangerous ideas and more handouts for those at the top.   Mr. Trump’s Losing Economic Game Plan NEW YORK TIMES // EDITORIAL BOARD Donald Trump said on Monday that he wanted to usher in “economic renewal,” but most of…

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The Buzz: Trump Attempts to Use Dangerous Economic Views to Reset

 The Buzz: Trump Attempts Another Reset with Dangerous Economic Ideas    Two important points below about Trump’s speech today at the Detroit Economic Club.   Trump Says No New Financial Regulations: Today, Donald Trump will propose a temporary moratorium on new financial regulations, rolling back reforms that protect taxpayers while providing tax breaks for millionaires and corporations. Perhaps it’s because such a move…

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The Buzz: The Donald’s Harmful Economic Views

The Donald’s Harmful Economic Views Donald Trump will tomorrow reiterate his harmful views on the economy during a speech at the Detroit Economic Club. Below are a few things to consider before Trump takes the stage. Gingrich Admits Trump’s Numbers Don’t Add Up: Today on Fox News Sunday, host Chris Wallace asserted that Trump’s economic numbers “don’t add up.” Former…

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Trump’s Disastrous Ideas for the Economy

On Monday, Donald Trump will give a speech at the Detroit Economic Club that will again demonstrate he is unfit for the presidency and would be a disaster for hard-working Americans. Trump’s me-first economic ideas and business record make him a real threat to working families’ economic stability and our country’s economic strength. Americans deserve better than a Trump administration that could…

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WATCH: On President Obama’s Birthday, Let’s Celebrate the Many Gifts He’s Given Our Country

Today, as President Obama celebrates his 55th birthday, let’s take a look at his many achievements over the last seven and a half years. In the six months before President Obama took office, the stock market lost half its value, and millions of Americans lost their jobs, homes and savings. Since then, we’ve seen 14.8 million jobs created over the last…

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