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Another 1.3 Million File For Unemployment As Congress Remains Deadlocked On Aid02:46
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Another 1.3 million Americans filed for unemployment this week. That marks 17 straight weeks of jobs losses — a historic low that will likely deepen as more companies plan layoffs. The news comes as Democrats and Republicans are stalled on what shape additional aid would take.

NPR Chief Economics Correspondent Scott Horsley dives into the latest numbers and what they mean.

This segment aired on July 16, 2020.

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