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  • WaPo: Jobs report puts a damper on Obama's effort to keep the message positive (BARF!)

    08/06/2010 10:24:11 AM PDT · by maggief · 22 replies
    Washington Post ^ | August 6, 2010 | Scott Wilson
    President Obama spent much of the week harvesting bits of good news from some of his short- and longer-term initiatives. In Chicago, he showcased the revived U.S. auto industry that he bailed out last year. And here in Washington his senior advisers highlighted a federal report showing that most of the oil in the Gulf of Mexico is gone, suggesting a less-grave scenario than had been predicted. White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs called that "good news" and said the federal response to the spill had played an important part in containing the potential damage. Obama even dropped in on...