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Weak U.S. Jobs Data Expose Deep Partisan Divide on Benefits

  • Biden rejects idea jobless benefits keeping workers at home
  • Republicans, Chamber of Commerce put blame on federal payments
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A dramatically weaker-than-expected monthly gain in U.S. jobs triggered a tense partisan exchange in Washington over the role of enhanced unemployment benefits in holding people back from filling job openings.