Obama, after jobs figures, hits Republicans on taxes

Fighting to become the first president since World War II to win re-election with unemployment above 8 percent, Barack Obama on Friday acknowledged "more work to do" to boost job growth. The Democrat also accused Republicans of practicing "upside-down economics" that help the wealthy but neglect the middle class. Obama defended his economic record shortly after the release of new data showing that the economy created 163,000 new jobs in July, but that the unemployment rate ...Full Story
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