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CHART: How the government rescue saved the auto industry

By Pat Garofalo  

"CHART: How the government rescue saved the auto industry"

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Republicans have not given up criticizing the Obama administration’s rescue of the auto industry, even as auto sales hit a four year high in September. The rescue of the auto industry saved one million jobs, according to some estimates. As this chart shows, the government rescue turned consistent auto industry losses into job gains.

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