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The U.S. added 295,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate fell to 5.5 percent, the lowest level since May 2008. The number of jobs added marks the 12th straight monthly increase over 200,000.

Mike Regan of Bloomberg News tells Here & Now's Robin Young what's behind the numbers in the latest jobs report.


This segment aired on March 6, 2015.

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