The net gain of just 235,000 jobs in the U.S. last month was a huge drop from summer’s gains. It could be signaling a hiring slowdown — one that’s worse than had been expected. Pandemic unemployment benefits for more than 7 million people are also due to expire on Monday. William Brangham is joined by Catherine Rampell, special correspondent for the NewsHour and columnist for The Washington Post.
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