The U.S. economy added 163,000 jobs last month as compared to an expectation of just 95,000 new jobs.
Nonetheless, the unemployment rate inched up to 8.3% as more people sought work.
First Read: “As we said before, anything above 150,000 new jobs per month is good
news for Obama. But expect Mitt Romney and the Republicans to focus on
the slight tick up in the unemployment rate.”
Taegan Goddard’s Political Wire