Will new economic numbers hurt Obama campaign?
New GDP figures show slow growth
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- Date Oct 26, 2012
New GDP figures show slow growth
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-- the election.
This is the next to the last weekend of a seemingly everlasting campaign President Obama has seen.
Commanding leads in the polls they elect for college and among -- key demographics disappear.
And the big question is can he stop the bleeding enough to hang on.
For the final eleven days we have fox team coverage tonight chief political correspondent Carl Cameron looks at a major economic speech for the surging Republican challenger Mitt Romney.
But we begin with chief White House correspondent Ed Henry.
Another major economic statistic that could possibly hurt the president good evening -- good evening -- the good news for the president is the economy is making up ground but the bad news is -- still not nearly enough to get millions back to work.
Just hours before the latest numbers came in showing the economy is growing too slowly to boost hiring.
President Obama was in Ohio stressing again he inherited a disaster.
Go backwards to the politics.
Because there's so much trouble -- hurt -- equivalents.
Got to stick to the policies that are getting up getting us out of this mess.
Except the new GDP numbers show the president has now presided over the slowest rate of growth for any recovery since World War II.
While Obama campaign spokeswoman Jen -- today admitted 2% growth is not good enough she accused Republican Mitt Romney of offering a quote nothing burger.
We've created -- five point two million jobs over 32 months.
What is Mitt Romney's plan he has no plan.
Romney actually reiterated his plan today in Iowa.
It hit the White House for vowing the stimulus would live -- GDP above 4% by now twice as much as the reality Americans are ready.
For change for growth for -- short takeoff -- economists blame the -- GDP in part and company sitting on their wallets because of the fiscal cliff.
Major tax increases and spending cuts coming up.
The National Association of Manufacturers warning in a new report today there could be six million jobs wiped out.
Unemployment soaring to more than 11%.
A twelve point 8% drop in GDP and it 10% loss in household income.
In an Oval Office interview today with radio talk show host Michael Smerconish the president expressed confidence he will get a second term and then cut a deal -- boarding the fiscal cliff.
I'll go to Capitol Hill.
Watch John Boehner is Carl walk.
Mitch McConnell dog promises that fly in the face of Republican speaker John Boehner -- complaint.
The president has not even scheduled a meeting with congressional leaders in several months let alone a car wash.
And now questions are being raised about this claim by the president in the third presidential debate this question was.
It's not something that I propose something the congress has proposed Washington Post fact checkers today gave that four Pinocchio was noting that while Republicans agreed to the sequester.
A claim by chief of staff Jack -- that it was not originally the White House's idea.
Is a quote whopper.
Not all of this is a -- -- to one week from today when we get a new jobs report just four days before Election Day -- and and a lot of them north lawn --