Friday, October 19, 2012
New Jobless Numbers Boost Obama?
There are new jobs numbers today--at the state level, which is probably more significant in elections than the overhyped monthly national figures. And today's report brings some possibly good news for the president, as unemployment is down in most key battleground states. Nevada shows the biggest year-over-year drop, followed closely by Ohio and Florida. North Carolina, Iowa and Virginia also showed declines.
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