May 4, 2012 Headlines: April Jobs Numbers, Chen Guangcheng to Study Abroad, Asia-Pacific Trade Deal, and More

Posted by smorgante on 05/04/2012

The economy added 115,000 jobs in April, with 16,000 of the gains coming from manufacturing jobs. Read coverage from the BLS, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Reuters, Politico, and National Journal.

NYT: Chen Guangcheng will be “studying abroad” in a face-saving path forward.

Ezra Klein: The curse of the first quarter.

The Hill: The Asia-Pacific free trade agreement is almost a done deal.

NPR: 23 million Americans are unemployed or under-employed.

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