Politics Economy

October 5, 2012 - 9:34 AM
FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2012 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wis. President Barack Obama, reeling from a poor debate performance, won a valuable reprieve Friday with a reduced unemployment number in September that brought the jobless rate down to a level unseen since January 2009 when he took office. (AP Photo/Andy Manis, File)