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'Imagine What Our Economy Would Be Doing If Not For #GOPSequester'

9:09 AM, Jun 7, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
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Democratic National Committee communications director Brad Woodhouse blamed the latest jobs report on the sequester and the Republicans:

The latest jobs report saw the unemployment number tick up to 7.6 percent.

Perhaps this is what Woodhouse is referring to: "Federal government employment fell by 14,000 last month and is down 45,000 jobs since March," as Sudeep Reddy of the Wall Street Journal reports.

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