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Obama hails drop in unemployment

10-06-2012 05:19 BJT Special Report:2012 US Presidential Election |

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President Barack Obama has hailed the surprising drop in the US unemployment rate. As he sought to recover from a lacklustre debate performance against Republican challenger Mitt Romney, Obama told an enthusiastic crowd at a campaign event in the swing state of Virginia, that the country is back on the right track.

Barack Obama said, "We are moving forward again. We’re moving forward. Now, after losing about 800-thousand jobs a month when I took office, our businesses have now added 5.2 million new jobs over the past two and a half years. This morning, we found out that the unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level since I took office. More Americans entered the workforce. More people are getting jobs."

 

Editor:Zhang Dan |Source: CCTV.com

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