Graph of the Day for September 9, 2010

Randall Hoven
"[President Obama has] created more jobs in this recession than George Bush did in eight years as President...  [The stimulus] was too small at the time and everybody knew it was too small, but it was all they could get passed because of Republican opposition."  Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO President.

"Richard Trumka's leadership of the AFL-CIO is providing clarity and maintaining unity by showing how racism hurts all workers and by exposing corporate greed."  Communist Party USA.



Source:  St. Louis Fed/FRED, PAYEMS series.


Hoven's Index for September 9, 2010

Job gains during Bush's presidency (Jan. 2001 to Jan. 2009):  1,080,000

Job losses during Obama's presidency (Jan. 2009 to Aug. 2010):  3,238,000

Job gains when Republicans controlled the House of Representatives (Jan. 1995 to Jan. 2007):  20,689,000

Job losses since Democrats took the House (Jan. 2007 to Aug. 2010):  6,757,000

Votes for the stimulus (American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009):

House Democrats:  246

House Republicans:  0

Senate Democrats & Independents:  57

Senate Republicans: 3 (Collins, Snowe, Specter)

Sources:  St. Louis Fed/FRED, PAYEMS series.  Library of Congress.

 
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"[President Obama has] created more jobs in this recession than George Bush did in eight years as President...  [The stimulus] was too small at the time and everybody knew it was too small, but it was all they could get passed because of Republican opposition."  Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO President.

"Richard Trumka's leadership of the AFL-CIO is providing clarity and maintaining unity by showing how racism hurts all workers and by exposing corporate greed."  Communist Party USA.



Source:  St. Louis Fed/FRED, PAYEMS series.


Hoven's Index for September 9, 2010

Job gains during Bush's presidency (Jan. 2001 to Jan. 2009):  1,080,000

Job losses during Obama's presidency (Jan. 2009 to Aug. 2010):  3,238,000

Job gains when Republicans controlled the House of Representatives (Jan. 1995 to Jan. 2007):  20,689,000

Job losses since Democrats took the House (Jan. 2007 to Aug. 2010):  6,757,000

Votes for the stimulus (American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009):

House Democrats:  246

House Republicans:  0

Senate Democrats & Independents:  57

Senate Republicans: 3 (Collins, Snowe, Specter)

Sources:  St. Louis Fed/FRED, PAYEMS series.  Library of Congress.

 
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