In this Oct. 4, 2011 photo, prospective employees and vendors attend a job fair, in San Antonio. Employers added 103,000 jobs in September, a modest burst of hiring after a sluggish summer. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
February 9, 2012 8:50:21 AM PST
by JULIE PACE Associated Press
WASHINGTON - February 9, 2012 --
The White House plans to announce a more optimistic jobs forecast this month, based in part on the shaky premise that Congress will pass President Barack Obama's economic agenda.