President Barack Obama touted job growth figures in the July unemployment report but conceded Friday that "too many folks out there" are looking for work.
Mitt Romney called the latest unemployment uptick "another hammer blow to the struggling middle-class families of America."
The Labor Department said Friday the country saw unemployment rise from 8.2 percent in June to 8.3 percent in July.
Romney said that is "not just statistics" and that real people are struggling under Obama.
Romney made his comments while campaigning in North Las Vegas, Nev. He blames the Democrats' health care law and burdensome regulations for the sluggish economy.