Happy Thursday. A word of advice: Don't get your hopes up for Jobs Friday. It's not going to be pretty.
Loss of long-term unemployment benefits so far has hit about 2 million Americans ... and counting. (Providence Journal)
Remember Mitt Romney? A poll of New Hampshire Republicans shows that he is leading the field for the 2016 presidential race, which should pretty much tell you all you need to know about the GOP these days. (Union Leader)