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U.S. Rust-Belt Swing States Lost Manufacturing Jobs in 2019

Operations At New Holland Haytools Assembly Plant Ahead Of Markit Manufacturing Figures
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The Rust Belt states that narrowly helped deliver Donald Trump’s presidential victory lost manufacturing jobs in 2019 amid trade wars and a strong dollar, even as their labor markets held up more broadly, data showed Friday.