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August 5, 2011 You've got to hand it to Austan Goolsbee, chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisers. He knows when to leave the stage.He timed his departure from the Obama administration perfectly, on the same day the Labor Deparment issued a better-than-expected jobs report for July.
March 4, 2011 Goolsbee, like Boehner, wouldn't credit the economic stimulus for the good February jobs data.
February 4, 2011 The White House's top economist said the jobless rate drop was welcome but needed improvement. The White House used the jobs report release to tout its innovation agenda meant to create jobs while Speaker Boehner used it to jab at the administration.
December 3, 2010 Worse jobless numbers were used to partisan advantage by top GOP leaders and White House officials.
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