Fact check on the new unemployment number Walker is crowing about

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Gov. Scott Walker could barely contain himself with the news Thursday that Wisconsin’s unemployment rate hit a new record low of 2.9 percent. Walker sent 17 tweets crowing about the news, but the upbeat posts shade Walker’s long and complicated history with Wisconsin’s job numbers. AP News takes a closer look at the data.

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