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The average time that an unemployed person in December had been looking for work was 37 weeks, nearly double the average at the time Obama entered the White House. Another troubling jobs statistic is the civilian labor force participation rate, which has now declined by 2.9 percentage points since Obama became president, to the lowest point since 1978.
And China’s economic growth has slowed and remains problematic. Health care costs have risen only moderately since Obama took office, but not for the reason the White House wants you to think. rose 3.7 percent in 2012, and stood 15.8 percent higher than it did in 2008, the year before Obama took office. 6 under the headline, “Obama Care Is Slowing Health Inflation.” In the body of the piece, he argued that the slowdown in health costs is due “in part” to the Affordable Care Act, which he said is making a “meaningful” contribution.