White House Faces Political Headaches Over Jobs Ahead of Labor Day

The skies over the White House were overcast Friday as President Obama and several prominent members of his economic team entered the Rose Garden to deliver remarks on the Labor Department's newly released August jobs numbers. The skies -- a dreary reminder of Hurricane Earl's presence along the Eastern Seaboard -- went unacknowledged, much like the other glaring presence casting its shadow on the president's remarks: the jobs numbers themselves. August saw a net job loss. And despite the...Full Story
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