Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist Ross Douthat sort through the week's top political news, including their takes on the American public's disgust with Washington, the July jobs report and the partial FAA shutdown.
The U.S. unemployment report for May showed a sharp slowdown in hiring and a small increase in the unemployment rate. Judy Woodruff discusses the new jobs numbers and what they mean for the struggling American economic recovery with Lisa Lynch…
By PBS NewsHour
The pace of layoffs slowed in April as employers cut 539,000 jobs, the fewest in six months, according to a Labor Department report released Friday. But the unemployment rate climbed to 8.9 percent, the highest since late 1983.
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