Comment On Mitt Romney Dismisses Improved Jobs Figures

Mitt Romney dismisses improved jobs figures

He says unemployment should be below 4% and half a million new jobs should be created every month. Liberal groups suggest he's being unrealistic.Mitt Romney, who has long staked his presidential bid on his business experience, painted a rosy picture of his definition of a successful economy on Friday, arguing that the unemployment rate should be cheered only if it is below 4%, and arguing that half a million new jobs should be created every month in a true economic recovery.

Sections:  news   politics   
RELATED ARTICLES
  • Dollar rises above 100 yen for 1st time in 4 years
    The dollar has risen above 100 yen for the first time in more than four years as currency traders persist in selling the Japanese currency in reaction to Tokyo's aggressive credit-easing moves. More
  • Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tourObama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour
    Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
  • Retailers report modest gains for April
    Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
  • US home building is surging, but job growth isn'tUS home building is surging, but job growth isn't
    The resurgent U.S. housing market has sent builders calling again for Richard Vap, who owns a drywall installation company. Vap would love to help - if he could hire enough qualified people. "There is a shortage of manpower," says Vap, owner of South Valley Drywall in Littleton, Colo. More
  • US casino revenue up nearly 5 percent in 2012US casino revenue up nearly 5 percent in 2012
    Things are looking up for most of the nation’s commercial casinos, as gambling revenue increased by nearly 5 percent last year and jobs held roughly steady. According to the annual survey of casinos by the American Gaming Association, America’s nontribal casinos took in $37.3 billion from gamblers last year, an increase of 4.8 percent over 2011. More
BING NEWS:
  • US: Mitt Romney blasts Hillary Clinton as 'clueless'
    Mitt Romney had some harsh words on Sunday for the person many ... for us to take our message to the American people," he added. "That we can bring better jobs, higher incomes, and more security globally. We can do that. And I'm convinced that the field ...
    06/15/2014 - 8:29 am | View Link
  • Battleground Poll: Mitt more likable
    At least more than they used to. President Barack Obama clings to a 1 percentage-point national lead in a head-to-head matchup with the GOP nominee, but the first presidential debate has significantly improved Romney’s personal image. A new POLITICO ...
    10/15/2012 - 12:38 pm | View Link
  • Which Mitt Will Show Up to Debate?
    One dismisses nearly half of Americans as a bunch of moochers, and one claims to champion the struggling middle class. It promises to be an epic clash: Mitt Romney vs. Mitt Romney. Oh, and President Obama will be there, too. In theory, the first general ...
    09/30/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Mitt Romney: 'David Letterman hates me, The View women sharp-tongued'
    Mitt Romney has been recorded criticizing David Letterman and the women of The View. The Republican Presidential candidate recently appeared in a leaked video in which he stated that 47% of Americans are "dependent upon government". The video was secretly ...
    09/19/2012 - 10:04 am | View Link
  • Romney raises $5million in backlash against Supreme Court decision on Obamacare as right mobilises against health reform
    Mitt Romney has raised more than $5million since the Supreme Court ... Hundreds of older people already are saving money through improved Medicare prescription benefits. And co-payments for preventive care for all ages have been eliminated.
    06/29/2012 - 2:33 pm | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Greed and Debt: The True Story of Mitt Romney and Bain ...
    Greed and Debt: The True Story of Mitt Romney and Bain Capital How the GOP presidential candidate and his private equity firm staged an epic wealth grab, destroyed ...
    09/23/2014 - 3:10 pm | View Website
  • Mitt Romney
    Willard Mitt Romney (born March 12, 1947) is an American politician and businessman who was the Republican Party's nominee for President of the United States in the ...
    09/23/2014 - 10:16 am | View Website
  • Mitt Romney: On the Issues
    Mitt Romney on Education : Click here for 34 full quotes on Education OR other political leaders on Education. Teachers unions need to go behind parents & kids.
    09/23/2014 - 9:55 am | View Website
  • Politics, Political News
    John Kerry calls for the defeat of ISIS: Anna Jiang - Sep 17, 2014: Secretary of State John Kerry calls for an end to ISIS but receives resistance from lawmakers.
    09/22/2014 - 9:30 pm | View Website
  • Mitt Romney
    Official campaign site provides his biography, news and information on how to support his candidacy.
    09/22/2014 - 2:21 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Politics News