View Full Version : Despite Economic Woes, Obama Holds Edge in Nev.

10-07-2012, 10:00 PM
LAS VEGAS -- On Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics provided a potential boost to President Obama's re-election hopes when it announced that the unemployment rate had fallen below 8 percent for the first time in nearly four years. But the news provided little comfort here in Nevada, where the country’s highest jobless rate remains mired at 12.1 percent and a particularly daunting housing crisis continues to loom like a dark cloud over the desert. If the key issues in the election are jobs and the economy, there should be no easier venue for Mitt Romney to make his case than...

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