Unemployment Falls Below 6 Percent, First Time in 6 Years

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Unemployment has dropped below 6% for the first time in six years, providing some substance to a claim President Obama made yesterday during a campaign-type speech in Illinois. In his speech, Obama asserted, "So it is indisputable that our economy is stronger today than it was when I took office."

Kevin Hall is Chief Economics Correspondent for the McClatchy Newspapers.

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Guest:
Kevin Hall - McClatchy Newspapers - @KevinGHall

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Benjamin Gottlieb, Katie Cooper, Jenny Hamel