The Weeds
The Weeds
Jan 19, 2021
Biden's rescue plan
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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.

Resources:

"Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid-19 stimulus plan, explained" by Emily Stewart, Vox (Jan. 14, 2021)

"Legislative Process 101 — The Senate's Byrd Rule"

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Hosts:

Matt Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Slowboring.com

Dara Lind (@DLind), Immigration Reporter, ProPublica

Emily Stewart (@EmilyStewartM), Business and Politics Reporter, Vox


Credits:

Erikk Geannikis, Editor and Producer.


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