White House says economy continues to recover but more jobs needed

WASHINGTON, June 7 Fri Jun 7, 2013 9:43am EDT

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WASHINGTON, June 7 (Reuters) - The May U.S. jobs report shows more job creation policies are needed to help grow the economy, which continues its long recovery, said Alan Krueger, a top economic advisor to President Barack Obama.

"While more work remains to be done, today's employment report provides further confirmation that the U.S. economy is continuing to recover from the worst downturn since the Great Depression," Krueger said in a statement on Friday.

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llouire wrote:
just read that unenpolyment went back up to 7.6% how is the economy growing sa you say it is..

Jun 07, 2013 10:57am EDT  --  Report as abuse
TomS99353 wrote:
Unemployment at 7.6% and 0bama’s gonna close Gitmo. This is where I came in.

Jun 07, 2013 1:07pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
mocca wrote:
Yet the White House also thinks we need millions of Illegals to fill jobs.

Jun 07, 2013 1:49pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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