It's the season when lots of political ads come out, and we've seen a couple
Here are a couple of sources: POLITICO just published this story: Unemployment hits 6-year low
By MJ LEE | 10/3/14 8:35 AM EDT Updated: 10/5/14 5:17 PM EDT
Unemployment fell below 6 percent for the first time in more than six years, dipping to 5.9 percent in September with the economy adding 248,000 jobs, the Labor Department reported on Friday. The last time unemployment was below 6 percent was in July 2008, when it was 5.8 percent.
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The number of new jobs easily surpassed expectations — analysts had predicted 215,000 jobs created last month, according to a Bloomberg survey.Friday’s robust jobs report comes at an opportune time for the White House as it makes a final push ahead the midterm elections to highlight the economic recovery during the Obama administration. This is the last jobs report before voters go to the polls on Nov. 4.
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Here's the report from the U.S. Govt Bureau of Labor Statistics:
Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 248,000 in September, and the unemployment rate declined to 5.9 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment increased in professional and business services, retail trade, and health care. FULL REPORT:
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Fri Aug 01, 2014 at 06:34 AM PDT
SOURCE: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/08/01/1318120/-Jobs-Report-9-8-Million-Jobs-Created-in-Private-Sector-Since-Obamacare-Passed(BTW- Learn about Medicare here and getting help with costs: http://www.medicare.gov/)
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