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ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 05, 2012
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) A drop in the unemployment level to below 8 percent noted.

(Studio: David Muir) The political jolt of the new jobs numbers on Campaign 2012 featured; details given about reasons for the jobs number. [In Virginia and Ohio, President OBAMA - says the unemployment rate has fallen; campaigns.] [Twice, Mitt ROMNEY - campaigns on unemployment above 8 percent; says more people have stopped looking for work.] [On Fox, ROMNEY - says he said something wrong: the 47 percent.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jonathan Karl) The meaning of the new unemployment numbers examined; scenes shown from the offices of the Bureau of Labor Statistics that determines the numbers. [On Fox, Jack Welch Management Inst. Jack WELCH†- says these numbers don't smell right.] [BLS economist Catherine WOOD†- says the numbers are secret.] [BLS Tom NARDONE‡- says the White House never asks for a change.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The guests on "This Week" named.

Reporter(s):
Sawyer, Diane;
Muir, David;
Karl, Jonathan
Duration:
00:05:20

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