Peter Overby

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On Labor Day, it's MORNING EDITION from NPR News. Im Steve Inskeep.

This Labor Day is a tough one for organized labor. The monthly jobs report released on Friday showed no overall growth in August, zero. It was the worst report in 11 months.

Consultants have been practically tripping over each other to launch superPACs backing Texas Gov. Rick Perry. However, some prospective donors may find presidential superPACs are a gray area.

By now there's a superPAC independently supporting every major presidential candidate. Three of these groups have surfaced to promote Perry. In California, Bob Schuman says he was ready to go before Perry was.