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Obama goes after McCain on economy September 5, 2008

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Posted by Foon Rhee, deputy national political editor September 5, 2008 12:05 PM

Barack Obama, in one in a series of events courting blue-collar voters, is in Duryea, near Wilkes-Barre, Pa., to talk about creating more manufacturing jobs.

He told workers at Schott Glass, which makes and distributes special glass and glass-related systems, that seeing a successful manufacturing plant “gives you a sense of pride.”

But, he pointed out that a Labor Department report out today showed another 84,000 jobs lost in August, increasing the total this year to 600,000, and leading to the highest unemployment rate in five years.

“People are anxious,” Obama said. Source Article

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