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(Wall Street Journal)   For some reason (hurricane/partisan politics) the Labor Department may delay the jobs report   ( divider line
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2012-10-29 03:24:16 PM  
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Smeggy Smurf: BMFPitt: I was thinking yesterday, what if this was a week later? Is there actually any legal mechanism in place for postponing an election? Would it only apply to some states and not others?

Not without a constitutional amendment.

And not with it hitting "blue" states. Now, if it were barreling up the Gulf Coast you might be able to avert a Republican filibuster...
2012-10-29 03:09:41 PM  
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KyngNothing: xanadian: Probably doesn't help that Sandy is passing right over (or very close to) Washington.

And that the entire federal government is shut down today (and probably tomorrow too).

They've been pretty much shut down since the Republicans got the House back. The only difference now is that they have an excuse.
2012-10-29 02:59:15 PM  
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We have 197 previous jobs reports that paint an utterly consistent picture of Obama's handling of the economy. If you still can't determine what kind of job he's doing, would one additional report really make a difference?

/Unlike 2008, Obama has a record of performance this time. Just look at it.
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