Private Sector

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Esme’s Blog: President Obama’s Slip

President Barack Obama found himself scrambling yesterday to recover from a slip that within seconds became fodder for his rival’s campaign. Taken out of context at a news conference addressing the nation’s and world economic ills, the President’s six little words — “the private sector is doing fine” — touched off a fierce reply from Mitt Romney.


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On Labor Day, Unions Struggle With Decline

On a day meant to celebrate working men and women, Minnesota union leaders have acknowledged the fact that tough times are ahead.



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