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National Job Growth while in Congress

Party Control of Congress Job Growth (Loss), in Thousands Percent Change


Toomey (Jan 99-Dec 04) Republican 5,094 4%
Sestak (Jan 07-July 10) Democrat (6,631) -5%
6,000 

4,000 
Toomey (Jan 99‐Dec 04)
2,000 
Sestak (Jan 07‐July 10)

(2,000)

(4,000)

(6,000)

(8,000)
Change in Jobs, In Thousands

Toomey
600
500
400
300
200
100
0
100
‐100
‐200
‐300
‐400
Jan‐99
May‐99

Jan‐00
May‐00

Jan‐01
May‐01

Jan‐02
May‐02

Jan‐03
May‐03

Jan‐04
May‐04
Sep‐99

Sep‐00

Sep‐01

Sep‐02

Sep‐03

Sep‐04

Sestak
600
400
200
0
‐200
200
‐400
‐600
‐800
‐1000
Jan‐07
n‐07
Mar‐07
ar‐07
May‐07
y‐07

Nov‐07
v‐07
Jan‐08
n‐08
Mar‐08
ar‐08
May‐08
y‐08

Nov‐08
v‐08
Jan‐09
n‐09
Mar‐09
ar‐09
May‐09
y‐09

Nov‐09
v‐09
Jan‐10
n‐10
Mar‐10
ar‐10
May‐10
y‐10
Jul‐07
ul‐07
Sep‐07
p‐07

Jul‐08
ul‐08
Sep‐08
p‐08

Jul‐09
ul‐09
Sep‐09
p‐09

Jul‐10
ul‐10