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Ezra Klein: We need at least 120,000 jobs created

08/05/11 02:32PM

Ezra Klein, The Washington Post, just before the release of the July jobs report: “If it’s 75 or 90,000, it means we’re exactly where we expected. Remember, we need about 120,000 to keep up with population. So if you get less than 120K, forget digging out of where we’re going, we’re actually backsliding. So unless we’re beginning to see numbers like 200K, 300K, even 400K up on the board, we’re not recovering yet. And if we’re not recovering yet, then at some point the White House and Congress need to admit that we have gotten this wrong.” read more

Morning Headlines: Friday, August 5th

08/05/11 05:50AM

Here's a look at the stories we're following right now. What are you reading this morning?Stock prices plunge on 'general fear' | The WSJ says it's not time to panicThe Times thinks it may be time to say a double dip may be happeningNYT: Record 82 percent disapproval rate for CongressCompromise reached to end FAA shutdown, temporarilyWater on Mars?Polygamist leader guilty in child-rape case Gadhafi's son reportedly killed in Libya strikeDeath toll rises in SyriaTiger returnsMr. Bean gets into a car accident -- in his million dollar carPaul McCartney was also hacked? read more