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Obama, Romney react to July job numbers

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RICHMOND, Va (WTVR) - US employers added 163,000 jobs in July. This number was 63,000 more than expected, the biggest hiring wave since February. However the unemployment rate still rose.

Mitt Romney was in Las Vegas and spoke about the numbers at a rally. He detailed a five step plan that he says will add 12 million jobs during his first term in office.

President Obama also held a press conference where he warned that reverting to policy used before his presidency won't solve the problem of high unemployment.