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Romney’s Retail Jobs Wages Lower Than Middle Income

February 27, 2012

Bloomberg's Mike Tackett and Hans Nichols report on the political impact of Mitt Romney's job creation claims at Staples and Sports Authority. Sales associates at the two chains make less than $9 an hour on average, according to survey data from, meaning someone working 40 hours a week would earn below the poverty line of $19,090 for a family of three. They speak on Bloomberg Television's "InBusiness With Margaret Brennan." (Source: Bloomberg)

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