Morning Briefing: 9 Weeks

– The unemployment rate fell from 8.3 percent to 8.1 in August, with 96,000 new jobs created. Economists had expected an increase of 125,000 jobs

– President Obama closed out the convention last night with an assessment of his record and his goals. He spent the most time discussing the economy:

– But with 9 weeks left until the election, the parties and the pundits are already setting their sights on what’s next: Debates.

-The NAACP just released this web video expose about voter ID:


– And Finally: Someone made a word cloud of all the tweets sent during the President’s speech last night.