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Weekly Unemployment Claims Rise To Highest Level Since September

Another 853,000 Americans filed first-time unemployment claims last week, which was much higher than economists expected.

Here & Now’s Robin Young speaks with Ali Velshi, MSNBC anchor and economics correspondent, about what this means for economic recovery and relief bill talks in Congress.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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