Mr. Obama and Democrats are pointing to the 163,000 jobs created in July (slightly higher than expected and the biggest number since February).
But Republicans are focusing on an increase in the unemployment rate from 8.2% to 8.3 % as the key statistic coming out of the latest jobs report. 

Mr. Obama and Democrats are pointing to the 163,000 jobs created in July (slightly higher than expected and the biggest number since February).

But Republicans are focusing on an increase in the unemployment rate from 8.2% to 8.3 % as the key statistic coming out of the latest jobs report.