Americans Are Spending Lots — But They Still Don't Feel Good About The Economy : The NPR Politics Podcast The Labor Department said Friday that U.S. businesses added 390,000 jobs in May, as the unemployment rate held steady at a very low 3.6 percent and, despite rising prices, American continue to spend. Nevertheless, voters remain concerned about the economy and the White House is scrambling to find a convincing message.

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Americans Are Spending Lots — But They Still Don't Feel Good About The Economy

Americans Are Spending Lots — But They Still Don't Feel Good About The Economy

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The Labor Department said Friday that U.S. businesses added 390,000 jobs in May, as the unemployment rate held steady at a very low 3.6 percent and, despite rising prices, American continue to spend. Nevertheless, voters remain concerned about the economy and the White House is scrambling to find a convincing message.

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