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Eric Holder to Donald Trump: America is ‘Already Great’

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder took the stage at the Democratic National Convention and took swipes at Donald Trump’s presidential campaign slogan, “Make America Great Again,” and said, “Donald! America is already a great nation.”

Patshawndria Ivey fills out a job application at Smoothe King May 8, 2015 in Miami, Florida. The Labor Department released numbers that show 223,000 jobs added in April with the unemployment rate at 5.4 percent from 5.5 percent in March, which is the lowest rate since May 2008. (Photo by

CBO: Nearly 1 in 6 Young Men in U.S. Jobless or Incarcerated

According to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), out of the 38 million young men in the U.S. in 2014, 16 percent were jobless (5 million or 13 percent) or incarcerated (1 million or 3 percent). The share of young men without a job or in prison has increased substantially since 1980, when just 11 percent of young men fit into either category.

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Bernie Sanders Focuses on Minority Youth Unemployment

Presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said youth unemployment is a “national tragedy,” and “It is beyond comprehension that we, as a nation, have not focused attention on the fact that millions of young people are unable to find work and begin their careers in a productive economy.”