That's a question a lot of Americans are asking as the June unemployment rate climbs to 9.2 percent.

FOX News Radio's Jared Halpern has more from Washington DC:

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President Obama spoke about the poor job figures Friday.  He spoke about the lack of jobs being created and how we have a "big hole to fill" in our Economy to get things back on track.

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No shortage of reaction from Congress to the unemployment figures.

Rep Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) had this to say:

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Rep Mike Pence (R-IN) had this reaction:

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