A board on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the closing number for the Dow Jones industrial average Tuesday, which beat the previous high it set in October 2007, before the financial crisis and the great recession.
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Increased hiring, lower unemployment, stock market on the rise. Who gets the credit?
It's a hotly debated point in Washington, where political scorekeeping amounts to who gets blame and who gets praise.
Following Friday's strong jobs report - 236,000 new jobs and unemployment dropping to a four-year low of 7.7 percent - partisans hurriedly staked out turf. ...