WATCH: Obama Gives Cautious Response To New Jobs Numbers

President Barack Obama said Friday that the new unemployment numbers were welcome news, but that the report indicates more work needs to be done.

Justin Duckham
Justin Duckham is a Senior Washington Correspondent with the Talk Radio News Service. Justin is a proud alumnus of UC Merced, where he studied History, Philosophy and American Studies. Prior to making the jump to politics in 2008, Justin was a music journalist in California. Follow Justin on Twitter @Jduckham

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Labor History In 2:00- 7/29

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The Day of the Grape.

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Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH). Photo by James Cullum.

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