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Economy Added 943,000 Jobs In July, Unemployment Drops To 5.4%

The U.S. economy added 943,000 jobs in July, higher than economists expected. And the unemployment rate fell to 5.4%, the lowest level of the pandemic.

Here & Now‘s Jane Clayson speaks with Mike Regan, senior editor for Bloomberg News.

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