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Inflation is not as dead as some have said
Aug 12, 2020

Inflation is not as dead as some have said

You've seen the prices of some foods adding to pandemic strains. Today we'll get a reading on the inflation we live, the consumer price index. Plus, what kind of leader will Sen. Kamala Harris be as candidate for vice president?

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Rising food prices make it harder for families on assistance programs to get by

Aug 12, 2020
With the pandemic, there are now 43 million people signed up for food assistance through SNAP.
One food bank network director says that even during good times, "the SNAP subsidy is often not sufficient."
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Harris will "play important role in unifying" Democrats, says She the People founder

Aimee Allison says women of color "see themselves in the campaign more deeply" now.
Alexander Drago/Pool/AFP via Getty Images

The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer