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Obama campaign's latest ad: Romney "believes" in outsourcing

Via Justin Lagore in Ohio, look for this ad in Colorado:

2012swingstates:

The latest from the Obama campaign this week is a 30-second spot calling Romney’s former company, Bain Capital, a pioneer in outsourcing jobs.

The contrast piece highlights Romney’s tax cuts for companies who ship jobs over seas, while playing up on Obama’s desire to keep jobs at home and give…

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Michelle Obama focused on the importance of the middle class, women’s issues, and rallying the base in her speech in Littleton, Colo. this afternoon. 

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A protester stands outside Arapahoe High School as attendees of the First Lady’s event arrive on the morning of June 20.

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U.S. Bureau of Labor - May statistics show stagnation in job production

What was a downward trend for one straight year in the United States unemployment rate (see Chart 1) has ended as of May, 2012. The U.S. Bureau of Labor’s June 1 news release states that “Nonfarm payroll employment changed little in May (+69,000), and the unemployment rate was essentially unchanged at 8.2 percent.

The news of halted national job growth will certainly be a jumping-off point for Obama’s opposition, Mitt Romney, and his campaign, with the Republican candidate locked in to the nomination after Texas’ primary on Tuesday earlier this week.