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Another Quarter of Tepid Growth

By on 10.29.10 | 10:43AM

The only thing that could have possibly mitigated looming disaster for Democrats on Tuesday would have been the release of an unexpectedly strong third quarter GDP number, yet news out this morning is that the economy grew at a meager 2 percent clip.

While growth is obviously better than contraction, it should be higher during an economic recovery, and more is needed to make a dent in unemployment.

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