High Unemployment Could Plague Midwest for 10 Years

With experts predicting it may take as long as a decade to rebuild the job base in key pockets of the U.S., it appears increasingly likely that the economy will be the number one issue in the 2012 election. Swing states like Michigan and Florida are still plagued by high unemployment, so the trend of recovery over the next year could be a make-or-break statistic for the president's re-election. A U.S. Metro Economies Report released this week by the U.S. Conference of Mayors had bleak...Full Story
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