Posted by: Jeff | February 8, 2010

Chart of the Day

Unemployment in January dipped back below 10%, and while jobs remain a considerable problem, there is a good deal of evidence to suggest that President Obama’s economic policies – more specifically, the economic stimulus package – are working:

Hat Tip: Talking Points Memo

Now we’ll see whether this information is utilized well by Democrats, whose messaging has been less than effective in the past few months.  With Republicans threatening to filibuster a new jobs bill, the effectiveness of Obama’s previous economic policies on employment specifically could be ground zero of the new political debate.


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