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Mixed Reactions to Jobs Report

President Obama, for one, is encouraged by the latest economic numbers. Employers added 227,000 jobs in February – the third straight month in which more than 200,000 jobs were added to the economy – keeping the unemployment rate steady at 8.3 percent. Another good sign in the new Labor Department report was an uptick in the manufacturing sector, which was behind of 31,000 of the jobs added last month.
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