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The deeply unequal economic consequences of the pandemic

Clip: 10/02/2020 | 7m 44s

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The last jobs report before Election Day showed the smallest monthly gain since May, raising concerns about a slowing and deeply uneven economic recovery. About half the initial 22 million jobs lost to the pandemic have been added back, but millions of Americans are struggling -- and running out of federal aid. We hear from some of them, and Amna Nawaz talks to The Washington Post’s Heather Long.

Aired: 10/02/20 | Rating: NR

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