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Economy: Jobs Report / Campaign 2012 / Obama vs. Romney / A Discussion #1030405

CNN Evening News for Friday, Sep 07, 2012
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The new Labor Department jobs report indicating young people have stopped looking for work introduced; details given about the kind of low paying jobs created. [President OBAMA - says jobs were added for the 30th month in a row, but we need to create more jobs.] [At the convention, Vice President Joe BIDEN, Representative Steny HOYER, former President Bill CLINTON, Labor Secretary Hilda SOLIS, San Antonio Mayor Julian CASTRO - speak about jobs added.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier discussion about the economic report with CNN's Ali Velshi, David Gergen and John King presented. [VELSHI - offers view on the job situation: this is not a great number for Obama; comments on what the Fed could do next week; suggests Congress is attributing to lack of growth.] [GERGEN - suggests the jobs report has a dampening effect on the Democrats; indicates the problem is Washington, not Congress.] [KING - comments on the static nature of the polls: it is an anemic recovery at best and bad timing for the president; indicates what could happen in battleground states and that a president has never been re-elected with these unemployment numbers.]

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Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:11:00

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