Obama's Magic Number: 316,000
A rhetorical milestone appears to be in reach. Zeke Miller - BuzzFeed Staff
Posted Aug 3, 2012 9:29am ED
With three months to Election Day, today's tepidly positive July jobs report has prompted Republican attacks on an increased unemployment rate and relief from the Administration that it could have been worse.
But today's figures also bring President Barack Obama ever closer to an important rhetorical milestone: A net increase in jobs since the start of his administration.