Friday News Roundup - Hour 1
The Labor Department reports that job growth slowed for the month of May. The increase of 54,000 non-farm jobs is the smallest increase since last September. The unemployment rate rose a tenth of one percent to 9.1% renewing concerns about a double dip recession. The credit rating agency, Moody’s,is warning it may need to lower the U.S. debt rating as political wrangling continues in Congress over a decision to raise the debt ceiling. Mitt Romney formally threw his hat into the ring for the Republican 2012 presidential nomination. Please join us for a discussion of these and other top national news stories of the week.
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