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Obama faces another hurdle:
Friday's jobless report

Reuters, by Patricia Zengerle

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Posted By:BuckeyeRon, 10/4/2012 7:31:11 PM

Washington - President Barack Obama has survived months of lackluster reports on the nation's unemployment with little effect on his approval ratings or his poll lead over Republican rival Mitt Romney, but that could change on Friday. After a subpar performance Wednesday night against a sharp Romney in their first presidential debate, Obama suddenly seems vulnerable to any bad news. That makes the Labor Department's jobs report for September, which will be released Friday morning, a potential hurdle for Obama in the presidential race. Polls have indicated that the weak U.S. economy and the high jobless rate

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: EQKimball, 10/4/2012 7:34:15 PM     (No. 8910544)

Look for a tick down in the jobless rate, followed by an "adjustment" back up after the election.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Justavoter, 10/4/2012 7:42:17 PM     (No. 8910555)

Isn't it convent that they have a whole new formula to figue the unemployment rate so that it does not have to be reported going above 8.1%

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Reply 3 - Posted by: uno, 10/4/2012 7:44:34 PM     (No. 8910560)

No doubt some mealy-mouthed, tingly-legged, spittle-spraying, in-the-tank, dropped-on-his-head-too-many-times-as-a-baby, whack-job talking head over at MSNBC is calling this report racist!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: lakerman1, 10/4/2012 8:51:54 PM     (No. 8910672)

The BLS, historically independent, is no longer that. The secretary of labor, (a tax cheat, by the way) has coopted the BLS.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 10/4/2012 10:09:36 PM     (No. 8910779)

The report will likely be unexpectedly bad...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: tren9, 10/4/2012 10:19:05 PM     (No. 8910792)

So what is the problem. Zero can just have his BLS report good numbers...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 10/4/2012 10:24:29 PM     (No. 8910803)

Broken link.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: john56, 10/4/2012 10:28:18 PM     (No. 8910811)

Will the number of people no longer working for work be greater than the number of people who actually got a job?

My bet is that Obama's minions will cook the books and somehow make the number hit 7.9%

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