Washington (CNN) — Top congressional Republicans on Friday used the new dismal jobs report to blast Democrats' push for more tax revenue in the ongoing debt ceiling negotiations, arguing that such a move would derail an already shaky economic recovery. Federal officials reported Friday that the economy added only 18,000 jobs in June — far below the number predicted by most economists. Unemployment inched up another tenth of a point to 9.2 perce … Read More

via CNN Political Ticker

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