Obama, McCain Tussle Over Jobs Data

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McCain response: “To help families at this critical time, we cannot afford to go backward as Senator Obama advocates.” Full statement here.

Obama response: “This is a reminder that working families continue to bear the brunt of the failed Bush economic policies that John McCain wants to continue for another four years.” Full statement here.

Comes after Labor Department report out Friday says 49,000 U.S. jobs were lost in May, the unemployment rate is up to 5.5%.

Hours after the report, Dow down 200+ points.

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