Biden's rescue plan

01.20.2021 - By The Weeds

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Vox business and politics reporter Emily Stewart joins Matt and Dara to unpack what's in Biden's giant stimulus package, and to examine how the new Congress will handle the massive imperatives of economic recovery, on the eve of the commencement of the Biden administration.
"Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid-19 stimulus plan, explained" by Emily Stewart, Vox (Jan. 14, 2021)
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Matt Yglesias (@mattyglesias),
Dara Lind (@DLind), Immigration Reporter, ProPublica
Emily Stewart (@EmilyStewartM), Business and Politics Reporter, Vox

Erikk Geannikis, Editor and Producer.

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