Since March, nearly 2 million women have left the labor force. By comparison, the difference in the number of working men of the same age fell by 880,000 between March and September.

Women’s economic losses might be bad news for president Donald Trump ahead of the election. Former vice president Joe Biden has been making inroads among women in several key states as the Trump administration fails to get the pandemic under control.

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