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  • Pre-Election Jobs Report: Increased Hiring, 7.9% Unemployed

    Pre-Election Jobs Report: Increased Hiring, 7.9% Unemployed

    By Jason Lange WASHINGTON -- U.S. employers stepped up hiring in October and the jobless rate ticked higher as more workers restarted job hunts, a hopeful sign for a lackluster economy that has dragged on President Barack Obama's re-election chances. Employers added 171,000 workers to their payrolls last... Continue Reading