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Obama's limp jobs report

After months of increasingly positive job news, March's jobs report showcased a bump in the road for economic recovery. The economy added only 120,000 new jobs last month,  which is about half of the December-February pace and well short of the 210,000 economists were expecting. Interestingly, the unemployment rate still managed to tick down a bit to 8.2%.

The economy is going to have to perform much better if Obama wants to tout the recovery during the upcoming presidential campaign. For now, things seems sort-of limp...