Tag Archives: Democrats

Morning News: $2 Trillion Social Spending Bill & The New Deal, Shipping Scotch

A.M. Edition for Nov. 19. The U.S. House is set to approve Democrats’ $2 trillion social spending and climate bill. 

WSJ’s John McCormick explains how President Biden’s spending plans stack up in comparison to the two Democratic presidents who had the biggest social agendas of the past century and whether they will be just as transformational. Peter Granitz hosts.

News & Analysis: Radical Left Hinders Biden, Green Finance, Rewriting China

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week: the calamity facing Joe Biden and the democrats, the uses and abuses of green finance (10:19) And Orwellian and proud (16:07).

Morning News Podcast: Election Too Close To Call, Digital Ballots

Trump, Biden locked in close election contest, Democrats flip Senate seat in Colorado, Republicans win in Alabama, and why can’t we vote from our smartphone.

Morning News Podcast: A Historic Election – Why It Looks & Sounds Different

Just this year alone, the pandemic and social justice movements have dramatically changed the trajectory of the election. So today, we’re taking a moment to acknowledge what’s different – whether it comes to what our country looks like, who is voting and how the last eight months have shaped this historic election.

Guests: Axios’ Margaret Talev, Chris Jackson, senior vice president of Ipsos Public Polling, and Mark Hugo Lopez, director of global migration and demography research at Pew Research Center.

Morning News Podcast: Private Space Exploration, Mail-In Voting, Vaccines

Axios Today reports: Private companies are becoming more and more invested in entering the space race. That means smaller missions – with more freedom in what they can study and explore – could completely change our understanding of the universe.

  • Plus, democrats are changing up their voting strategy.
  • And, Johnson & Johnson has reached another vaccine trial milestone.

Guests: Axios’ Miriam Kramer, Alexi McCammond, and Caitlin Owens

Morning News Podcast: Post Office Changes Halted, Joe Biden Boosted

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy has announced he will suspend the controversial changes he instituted to the U.S. Postal Service until after the November election. Also, on the second night of the Democratic National Convention that party officially nominated Joe Biden for president. And, the European Council is holding an emergency summit on the civil unrest in Belarus.

Morning News Podcast: The Democrats Virtual Convention Begins, Covid-19, Sheryl Sandberg

Axios Today reports: Democrats are going ahead with a mostly virtual convention, starting tonight. But how TV networks will cover the event, and how the millions of American voters watching it will react is still up in the air.

  • Plus, the Trump administration is eyeing another unproven coronavirus treatment.
  • And, Sheryl Sandberg shares some key takeaways from Lean In’s new report on Black women in the workplace.

Guests: Axios’ Margaret Talev, Jonathan Swan, and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg.