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Chamber Support
Republicans have long benefited from the support of the Chamber of Commerce. So why is America's largest pro-business lobby endorsing House Democrats for re-election in some of the most competitive races in the nation? A closer look at how the Chamber could affect this year's election.
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Morning Edition
Chamber Support
Republicans have long benefited from the support of the Chamber of Commerce. So why is America's largest pro-business lobby endorsing House Democrats for re-election in some of the most competitive races in the nation? A closer look at how the Chamber could affect this year's election.
9:00 am – 10:00 am
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Matt Yglesias on the Case for ‘One Billion Americans’
There are 330 million people in the United States. Vox co-founder and economics journalist Matt Yglesias makes the case for adding 670 million more in his new book "One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger." With an increased population size, the U.S. could maintain its status as a world superpower, increase its wealth and improve its population’s standards of living, Yglesias argues. We'll talk about how his argument relates to current domestic policies on climate change, immigration and family benefits.
10:00 am – 11:00 am
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Political Campaigns Forced to Create New, Tech-Savvy Playbooks During the Pandemic
Political campaigns are encountering new challenges this year thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. Instead of the usual handshakes on the campaign trail and stops at local diners, candidates are emphasizing online tools such as apps, social media and Zoom meetings. The shift to digital was already happening, but has been accelerated by the pandemic. Some experts say engagement among voters and volunteers is up since so much campaigning activity is now happening via computer screens and smartphones. We’ll talk about how campaigns are adapting to the new reality.
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Here & Now
Health and Climate
A new effort is underway to get the health care industry to consider the impacts of climate change when giving care. More about that, and the latest news, on Here & Now.
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Takeaway
Election Coverage Pitfalls
The Takeaway looks back at the 2016 election and the lessons learned for the media since then, breaking down how journalists can avoid – or have failed at avoiding so far – those same pitfalls this time around.
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The World
Each weekday, host Marco Werman and his team of producers bring you the world's most interesting stories in an hour of radio that reminds us just how small our planet really is.
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