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Carolyn Presutti
September 04, 2012 10:24 AM
The Democratic National Convention officially begins Tuesday in the southern U.S. state of North Carolina. Monday was a holiday in the US -- Labor Day -- a time to celebrate jobs and working people. But unemployment in America has remained high throughout the Obama administration, and public opinion polls show the issue is a drag on his candidacy. VOA's Carolyn Presutti is in Charlotte.

US Democrats Convene Amid High Unemployment

Published September 04, 2012

The Democratic National Convention officially begins Tuesday in the southern U.S. state of North Carolina. Monday was a holiday in the US -- Labor Day -- a time to celebrate jobs and working people. But unemployment in America has remained high throughout the Obama administration, and public opinion polls show the issue is a drag on his candidacy. VOA's Carolyn Presutti is in Charlotte.