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Analysis: Can Obama keep his job, when millions don’t have one?

Analysis: Can Obama keep his job, when millions don’t have one?

By BEN FELLER
Associated Press

Published Jun 5, 2011 09:52AM MDT

WASHINGTON • President Barack Obama cannot escape one giant vulnerability as he bids to keep his job: Millions of voters still don’t have one.
Suddenly, the snapshot of the American economy is depressing again.
Job creation is down. So is consumer confidence. And homes sales, auto sales, construction spending, manufacturing expansion.
The brutal month of May was a reminder of the economy’s fragility and the risks for an incumbent president.
Nothing that Obama oversees, not even a success as dram...

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