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PBS NewsHour full episode, Aug. 5, 2022

Friday on the NewsHour, the U.S. economy adds far more jobs than expected despite the crunch from inflation and interest rate hikes. Then, China holds another day of massive military drills following House Speaker Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan. Plus, David Brooks and Jonathan Capehart weigh in on a breakthrough for the Democrats’ climate bill and on the results of critical primary elections.

News Wrap: Israeli airstrikes pound Gaza killing at least 10

Jobs report shows labor market more robust than anticipated

Dems move closer to tax, climate and health care bill

Congress tries to cap insulin costs as diabetics ration

Taiwan’s top U.S. diplomat on escalating threats from China

How a national emergency declaration could slow monkeypox

America’s far-right embraces Hungary’s autocratic president

Brooks and Capehart on the Dems’ climate bill, the primaries

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00:00 – Introduction
02:16 – News Wrap
07:28 – Hiring Boom
13:16 – State of Play
16:02 – Capping Costs
22:22 – Taiwan Tensions
30:28 – Monkeypox
36:33 – Foreign Influence
42:11 – Brooks and Capehart