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May 04, 2012


Unemployment Rate Drops to 8.1%

The U.S. economy added 115,000 jobs in April and the unemployment rate fell to 8.1%.

The Wall Street Journal notes job growth was below expectations once again, "a fresh sign that the economy could be settling into a sluggish spring."

First Read: "These jobs reports do have an impact on how people view the economy. We noted earlier in the week that Romney was having a tough week because of all the national security news that dominated. This will allow him to get back on message for a month."












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