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A Misleading Talking Point on Women Workers

A Misleading Talking Point on Women Workers

President Donald Trump and White House counselor Kellyanne Conway have been boasting lately about the increase in the number of women employees on the president’s watch as a sign of economic progress. But the increase is the smallest since 2012 and below the historical norm.

Obama’s Final Numbers

Obama’s Final Numbers

The numbers are nearly all in now. What they show about what really happened during the eight years that Barack Obama was president is sometimes different from what politicians claimed.

No Evidence Jobs Data Was ‘Manipulated’

No Evidence Jobs Data Was ‘Manipulated’

President Donald Trump’s chief budget officer claimed — without any evidence — that “the Obama administration was manipulating the numbers” to make the nation’s unemployment rate “look smaller.”

What President Trump Inherits

What President Trump Inherits

These are some of the numbers by which the future successes or failures of the new presidency will be measured.

Groundhog Friday

Groundhog Friday

On his so-called “victory tour,” President-elect Donald Trump has been repeating some inaccurate talking points that we’ve flagged before.

Trump’s Job Loss Exaggeration

Trump’s Job Loss Exaggeration

Donald Trump distorted the facts when he claimed New York’s job losses during Hillary Clinton’s eight years as the state’s U.S. senator were “worse than just about any place in the country.”

Groundhog Friday

This week, we have an all-Trump-ticket edition of Groundhog Friday, our wrap-up of debunked claims that politicians keep repeating.

Trump’s Greatest Hits

Trump’s Greatest Hits

A compendium of the top false and misleading claims by the Republican presidential candidate.

Trump Oversells Pence’s Record

Trump Oversells Pence’s Record

Donald Trump introduced Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate July 16, but, in doing so, oversold Indiana’s economic performance under Pence.

Obama’s Numbers July 2016 Update

Obama’s Numbers July 2016 Update

Our quarterly update of statistical indicators on jobs, wages, debt, energy, illegal immigration, food stamps and more.