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Obama Romney clash over US economy

In the race for the US presidency, Barack Obama and his Republican rival Mitt Romney have clashed over the American economy after the release of disappointing employment figures.

Mr Romney said the president was taking the country in the wrong direction.

Mr Obama blamed Republicans in Congress for blocking a plan he said would create a million new jobs.

The BBC's Adam Brookes reports.

  • 08 Sep 2012
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