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Jobs report is fodder for both Clinton and Trump

A rally for Donald Trump in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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A rally for Donald Trump in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

U.S. employment could be a tease in the run-up to November's presidential election. Democrat front-runner Hillary Clinton can point to the better-than-expected gains of 215,000 positions in March, the latest in a long run of steady job creation under President Barack Obama. But Republicans and Donald Trump may focus on the slow pace of progress overall.