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The stimulus standoff

The stimulus standoff

Update: 2020-08-044
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Jane, Dara, and Matt on the congressional deadlock over economic aid.

Resources:

"“The jobs aren’t there”: Why cutting off enhanced unemployment benefits would leave workers in the lurch" by Li Zhou, Vox

"Senate GOP Coronavirus Bill Has Some Good Provisions but Needs Serious Work" by Adam Michel, Rachel Greszler, Lindsey M. Burke, & Brian Finch, Heritage Foundation

"The Zombie Reaganism Trap" by Peter Spiliakos, National Review

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Matt Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Senior Correspondent, Vox

Jane Coaston (@cjane87), Senior politics correspondent, Vox

Dara Lind (@DLind), Immigration reporter, ProPublica


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Jeff Geld, (@jeff_geld), Editor and Producer

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