Report Shows Job Growth, Steady Unemployment RatePlay
The Labor Department reported a third straight month of job growth over 200,000 jobs in February, exceeding economists' expectations. And the web, markets and politicians are already reacting to today's positive jobs report.
Unemployment held steady at 8.3 percent. President Obama is touting those numbers today at a manufacturing event in Virginia, meanwhile, Republican House Speaking John Boehner said yes, it's encouraging, but unemployment remains too high.
- Wall Street Journal: Job Growth Continues to Improve
- Josh Mitchell, reporter for the Wall Street Journal
This segment aired on March 9, 2012.