Job growth in swing states doesn't guarantee Obama re-election

Sunday, June 10, 2012 | 8:07 p.m. CDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The nation's unemployment rate of 8.2 percent may sink President Barack Obama's re-election bid, but one detail brightens his hopes. About 10 battleground states will decide the election, and seven of them have employment levels that beat the U.S. average.