Since the recession's end in June 2009, legal and illegal immigrants posted a net gain of 656,000 jobs, while native-born Americans lost 1.2 million, says a Pew Hispanic Center report.
In a debate with opponent Jack Conway, Senate candidate Rand Paul blasted Obama's overhaul of health care and Wall Street regulation.
Rebuilding middle-class confidence is crucial to restarting the economy. More than anything else, steady, well-paying Jobs are crucial to middle-class confidence. Election 2010 could hinge on that.
A selection of solutions for a better employment rate: From cutting taxes to raising taxes, job sharing to job training.
Meg Whitman and Jerry Brown, candidates for governor of California, debated Tuesday night. It turned ugly in a race where Brown has a small lead in polls.
Meg Whitman and Jerry Brown, candidates for California governor, will debate for the final time Tuesday, with Tom Brokaw moderating. The candidates have spent a lot of time dwelling on scandal recently.
Readers write in about mine safety, Secretary Clinton, and job creation in the US.
President Obama says government aid to states kept the unemployment rate from rising. Republicans say government spending is undercutting an economic recovery.
The US lost jobs in September and the unemployment rate remains at a high 9.6 percent, the US Department of Labor reported Friday. But some metropolitan areas are bucking the trend and adding jobs. By making everything from food to music and band instruments, these four metros have seen the biggest year-over-year decline in their unemployment rates. Is your city on this list?