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Democrats Deny Similarities Between Barack Obama And Jimmy Carter Re-Election Bids

04/07/2012 01:24 pm 13:24:30

Democrats say the political prognosis for President Obama is much better than it was at the same point in former President Jimmy Carter's first term, even though the pace of the nation's job growth has slowed.

Obama was set back Friday by disappointing jobs numbers but the economy still created jobs at a faster pace than under Carter or former President George H.W. Bush, two of only four presidents to lose re-elections in the last 100 years

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