President Obama reports on the economy from the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington as the latest unemployment figures are released on Friday, Sept. 3, 2010. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Photo by: J. Scott Applewhite

President Obama reports on the economy from the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington as the latest unemployment figures are released on Friday, Sept. 3, 2010. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)