Poll: Parents want kids to avoid political careers
July 5th, 2013
10:00 AM ET
10 months ago

Poll: Parents want kids to avoid political careers

(CNN) - Parents often dream about their child's future, but a career in politics seems more like a nightmare to many.

Nearly two-thirds–64%–of Americans would not like their child to pursue a political career, compared to 31% who think that would be a good path, according to a Gallup survey released Friday.
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June jobs report: Hiring beats expectations
July 5th, 2013
08:58 AM ET
10 months ago

June jobs report: Hiring beats expectations

New York (CNNMoney) - The job market made some headway last month, as hiring continued at a pace that beat expectations.

The economy added 195,000 new jobs in June, the Labor Department reported Friday, the same as the hiring pace in May, which was revised higher. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 7.6%.

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CNN Washington AM Note
July 5th, 2013
05:34 AM ET
10 months ago

CNN Washington AM Note

BREAKING OVERNIGHT:

CNN: San Francisco transit workers end strike, contract talks to continue
Striking union workers for San Francisco's transit system resume work Friday without a contract while negotiations continue, officials said. "BART workers will return to service without a contract agreement in place," said Marty Morgenstern, the leader of the state Labor and Workforce Development Agency. "Both parties have agreed and are putting good faith in the continuing negotiations." The Bay Area Rapid Transit is expected to resume services at 3 p.m. local time Friday.
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