09/09/2011 09:50 am ET Updated Nov 09, 2011

Fewer American Jobs Today Than During Obama's Inauguration

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are fewer people employed now than back in January 2009 when Barack Obama was sworn in as President, and there are more people unemployed now than in January 2009.

Back then, a reported 142 million people had jobs. In July 2011, 139.2 million people had jobs.

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