Too Little Too Late On Jobs For Dems?

Good news on the U.S. unemployment rate may not be coming fast enough to save the jobs of Democrats.

A new report Friday found the unemployment rate dropped to a six-year low in September at 5.9 percent, with the economy adding 248,000 jobs.

Vice President Biden said the news was worth celebrating, but it might be too late to save Democratic Senate and House seats. Republicans who hope they are about to add to their House majority and take over the Senate sure think so.

“Unfortunately for the blue team — with just about a month to go until Election Day — the die is already cast,” said GOP strategist Ford O’Connell.

Democrats searching for a bright side argue the slow economic recovery has helped their party.

Read more from Vicki Needham and Kevin Cirilli at The Hill

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