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Biden's Pandemic relief plan includes a child tax credit boost popular with Democrats but a 'nightmare' to Republicans Biden's Pandemic relief plan includes a child tax credit boost popular with Democrats but a 'nightmare' to Republicans
Thu, March, 4, 2021
The current relief plan being considered in Washington includes a boost to the child tax credit. Nicholas Wu from USA Today explains why the GOP is not a fan.
Mike Pence bides time as Trump makes triumphant political return Mike Pence bides time as Trump makes triumphant political return
Thu, March, 4, 2021
Seth McLaughlin from the Washington Times has a look at what is next for former Vice-President Mike Pence.
Colleges That Require Virus-Screening Tech Struggle to Say Whether It Works Colleges That Require Virus-Screening Tech Struggle to Say Whether It Works
Thu, March, 4, 2021
Schools that use fever scanners and symptom checkers have not rigorously studied if the technology is working. Natasha Singer from the New York Times has the story.
Many Businesses Support a Minimum-Wage Increase-Just Not Biden's $15-an-Hour Plan Many Businesses Support a Minimum-Wage Increase-Just Not Biden's $15-an-Hour Plan
Wed, March, 3, 2021
Eric Morath from the Wall Street Journal breaks down why despite not supporting $15-an-hour, many businesses do support a wage increase.
Protecting America against catastrophe Protecting America against catastrophe
Wed, March, 3, 2021
Why is America waiting for a catastrophe to happen instead of preparing for it? Felix Salmon from Axios and Gordon Deal discuss.
Complaints about wrong information on credit reports skyrockets during the pandemic Complaints about wrong information on credit reports skyrockets during the pandemic
Wed, March, 3, 2021
Complaints about wrong information on credit reports are skyrocketing during the pandemic. Paul Oester from Better Qualified has some tips to help.
Raise the minimum wage to $12 an hour Raise the minimum wage to $12 an hour
Wed, March, 3, 2021
Economist Peter Morici makes a case for raising the minimum wage to $12 an hour.
Standardized tests are back. They'll feel different and many students won't take them Standardized tests are back. They'll feel different and many students won't take them
Tue, March, 2, 2021
Standardized tests are back despite the ongoing pandemic closures. Erin Richards from USA Today and Gordon Deal discuss.
Georgia Republicans draw lessons from Senate losses ahead of 2022 Georgia Republicans draw lessons from Senate losses ahead of 2022
Tue, March, 2, 2021
Republicans in Georgia are doing what they can to move past the election losses of 2020. Bridget Bowman from Roll Call has the story.
The good and bad in Biden's giant relief bill The good and bad in Biden's giant relief bill
Tue, March, 2, 2021
Rick Newman from Yahoo Finance gives us a look at what's in the Biden administration's relief bill.
Cyberattacks Cost Hospitals Millions Cyberattacks Cost Hospitals Millions
Mon, March, 1, 2021
Hackers have turned their attention to hospitals during the pandemic. The Wall Street Journal's Melanie Evans has the story.
Biden puts a twist on 'America First' even as he moves to unravel Trump's foreign policy Biden puts a twist on 'America First' even as he moves to unravel Trump's foreign policy
Mon, March, 1, 2021
Deidre Shesgreen from USA Today and Jennifer Kushinka take a look at the differences between President Biden's "America First" plan and Donald Trump's.
What will the approval of the J&J vaccine mean for the immunization effort? What will the approval of the J&J vaccine mean for the immunization effort?
Mon, March, 1, 2021
What does the approval of the latest pandemic inoculation mean for the immunization effort? Pharmaceutical Expert Dean Fanelli joins us with the latest.
Simone Biles Hasn't Competed in More Than a Year. She's Not Alone Simone Biles Hasn't Competed in More Than a Year. She's Not Alone
Fri, February, 26, 2021
The pandemic has changed how athletes are able to prepare for the Olympic games. Louise Radnofsky from the Wall Street Journal takes behind the headline.
Pentagon wades into political minefield in hunt for extremists Pentagon wades into political minefield in hunt for extremists
Fri, February, 26, 2021
Bryan Bender from POLITICO and Jennifer Kushinka discuss how the Pentagon is walking a tightrope trying to identify extremists in their midst.
'The need is real': GOP mayors embrace Biden's relief plan even as Republican lawmakers pan it 'The need is real': GOP mayors embrace Biden's relief plan even as Republican lawmakers pan it
Fri, February, 26, 2021
Even though Republicans in D.C. say it's a no-go, GOP mayors are embracing President Biden's relief plan. Joey Garrison from USA Today joined us this morning to discuss.
Why there is no national campaign for COVID-19 vaccine education Why there is no national campaign for COVID-19 vaccine education
Wed, February, 24, 2021
USA Today's Elizabeth Weise details why there has been no national advertising campaign regarding the COVID-19 vaccine.
How memes became a major vehicle for disinformation How memes became a major vehicle for disinformation
Wed, February, 24, 2021
Sara Fischer of Axios details how some popular online memes can be used to spread mass disinformation.
The GOP's Golden (State) opportunity The GOP's Golden (State) opportunity
Wed, February, 24, 2021
The National Journal's Josh Kraushaar explains why California could be the center of the political universe in 2021.
Post-pandemic economic boom on the horizon Post-pandemic economic boom on the horizon
Wed, February, 24, 2021
Ben Casselman of the New York times explains why economists are anticipating a post-pandemic economic boom across the country.
Behind America's Botched Inoculation Rollout: Fragmented Communication, Misallocated Supply Behind America's Botched Inoculation Rollout: Fragmented Communication, Misallocated Supply
Tue, February, 23, 2021
Brianna Abbott from the Wall Street Journal and Gordon Deal discuss how America botched the inoculation rollout.
GOP not worried about voting against popular relief bill GOP not worried about voting against popular relief bill
Tue, February, 23, 2021
Naomi Jagoda from The Hill explains why the GOP is not worried about voting against the popular relief bill.
Biden passes one-month mark with less than half a Cabinet Biden passes one-month mark with less than half a Cabinet
Tue, February, 23, 2021
President Biden's Cabinet remains less than half full. Brett Samuels from the Hill takes us behind the headline.
From stimulus checks to unemployment benefits, here's what you need to know about taxes From stimulus checks to unemployment benefits, here's what you need to know about taxes
Mon, February, 22, 2021
Jessica Menton from USA Today breaks down what we need to know about putting together this year's tax returns.
Democrats Face Intraparty Fight on Minimum Wage Democrats Face Intraparty Fight on Minimum Wage
Mon, February, 22, 2021
Democrats face doubts over raising the minimum wage. Andrew Duehren from the Wall Street Journal and Gordon Deal discuss.