DAY'S END ROUNDUP

FROM THE BLOGS:

June jobs report: The slump is real
The Nation’s George Zornick takes a closer look at the June jobs numbers.

'Don’t double down on failure'
Powerline’s John Hinderaker writes about the abilities of Mitt Romney’s campaign and some of the people associated with it.

Obama’s regular guy strategy: Kinko’s and beers
The New Republic’s Amy Sullivan writes about how President Obama gets voters to relate to him.

Seven unhappy truths about politicians
Townhall’s John Hawkins argues that people aren’t cynical enough when it comes to politicians.



OTHER NEWS SOURCES:

Obama on jobs: 'We've got to grow the economy even faster'

The president called the recent job figures “a step in the right direction” on Friday, The Hill’s Bernie Becker reports.

Romney: Jobs figures are a 'kick in the gut'
Mitt Romney blamed the White House’s economic policies on Friday for the lackluster June jobs report, The Hill’s Vicki Needham reports.

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