Gallup: US Unemployment at 7.3 Percent in Mid-October, More Good News for Obama

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Gallup: US Unemployment at 7.3 Percent in Mid-October, More Good News for Obama (Gallup)

More good news for President Obama’s reelection bid as Gallup released a report showing that the unadjusted employment rate in mid-October is 7.3 percent. I guess the Republicans will say the Obama administration leaned on Gallup.

Gallup:  U.S. unemployment, as measured by Gallup without seasonal adjustment, is 7.3% in mid-October, down considerably from 7.9% at the end of September and at a new low since Gallup began collecting employment data in January 2010. Gallup’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate is 7.7%, also down from September. October’s adjusted mid-month measure is also more than a percentage point lower than October 2011.

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 Gallup: US Unemployment at 7.3 Percent in Mid October, More Good News for Obama
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