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Congress has agreed on another stimulus package, but to do so, both Republicans and Democrats had to give up on high-priority demands. Why did this bill take so long, and why isn’t anyone all that excited about it?
Guest: Jordan Weissmann, Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.
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Podcast production by Mary Wilson, Danielle Hewitt, Elena Schwartz, and Davis Land with help from Frannie Kelley.
The problem with the news right now? It’s everywhere. And each day, it can feel like we’re all just mindlessly scrolling. It’s why we created What Next. This short daily show is here to help you make sense of things. When the news feels overwhelming, we’re here to help you answer: What next? Look for new episodes every weekday morning.