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Leading Democrats Are Backing One of the Most Radical Economic Plans in Years

  • A federal jobs guarantee is winning over Democrat high-fliers
  • Critics say it’s costly, impractical and would hurt business
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Can Elizabeth Warren Deliver for Progressive America?

Every American who wants a job has one.

That’s the street-level understanding of “full employment.” With a jobless rate that fell to 3.9 percent last month, many economists -- including policy makers at the Federal Reserve -- say the U.S. is basically there.