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U.S. employers added 227,000 jobs in February to complete three of the best months of hiring since the recession began. (Damian Dovarganes/Damian Dovarganes/Associated Press)
U.S. employers added 227,000 jobs in February to complete three of the best months of hiring since the recession began. (Damian Dovarganes/Damian Dovarganes/Associated Press)

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Caveats for sure, but U.S. jobs recovery under way Add to ...

How good are the latest jobs numbers? So good that Republican House Speaker John Boehner had no choice but acknowledge as much.

“Today’s report provides some encouragement for millions of families and small businesses who continue to struggle in this economy, but unemployment remains far too high,” Mr. Boehner said in a statement. “It is a testament to the hard work and entrepreneurship of the American people that they are creating any jobs in the midst of the onslaught of anti-business policies coming from this administration.”

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