Happy Independence Day, everyone! This week, President Obama cheered on and congratulated the U.S. men's soccer team; we saw a promising jobs report for June; the President talked about planes, trains, and automobiles in a speech on infrastructure and the economy; and the Vice President reflected on the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act. Check out what else you may have missed in this week's wrap up. 52 Months, 9.7 Million Jobs Yesterday's jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that private-sector employment has increased for 52 straight months — the longest such streak on record. Over that time, businesses have added 9.7 million jobs, and the 1.4 million jobs added in the first half of this year are the most in any first half since 1999. Find out more about the latest jobs numbers here. read more

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Weekly Wrap Up: Team USA, 9.7 Million Jobs, and 50 Years of the Civil Rights Act