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Americans filed 787,000 new jobless claims last week, lowest since pandemic began

According to the Labor Department, 787,000 Americans filed first-time unemployment claims last week, down 55,000 from the previous week. Mark Hamrick, Washington bureau chief and senior economic analyst at Bankrate, joins CBSN to discuss what this means for the economy, and the impact it could have on the 2020 election which is now less than two weeks away.
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