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US Jobless Rate High, but Election Effect Uncertain

Posted August 3rd, 2012 at 8:50 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. unemployment rate has now been above the unusually high level of 8 percent since the first full month of President Barack Obama’s White House tenure. But whether that imperils his bid for re-election is far from clear. In an oft-cited U.S. political fact, no incumbent president has won re-election since World War Two […]

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