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June 13, 2011


Unemployment in Key States Could Hurt Obama

"The nation's high joblessness, already a problem for President Obama as he seeks re-election next year, is shaping up to be a particular burden in a handful of key swing states where the unemployment rate is above the national average," the Wall Street Journal reports.

"In four states that may prove key to the Obama re-election strategy -- Florida, Nevada, North Carolina and Michigan -- the jobless picture is bleak. In three of the four, the rate tops 10%."












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