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Americans Still Struggling Despite Falling Unemployment

October 11, 2014 01:44 AM
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The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 5.9 percent last month -- the lowest since the 2008 recession. The White House is touting this figure along with 55 consecutive months of job creation in the private sector. Despite the job gains, though, recent polls find that confidence in the economy is actually dropping among Americans. VOA correspondent Aru Pande has more on this disconnect.