Nov 14, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, November 14, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about what the presidential transition team is responsible for; rising concerns from women about birth control access under a Trump administration; and the decline in union support for the Democratic Party this election. 

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Election shows weakened labor support for the Democratic Party

Nov 14, 2016
Union households backed Hillary Clinton by narrower margins than President Barack Obama, and Donald Trump got more of their vote than his Republican predecessors.
Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign rally in Detroit.
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Birth control access is a priority for some women post-election

Nov 14, 2016
If Trump and the Republicans pursue their plan to repeal Obamacare, what will happen to birth control? Currently, many types of contraception are available at no out-of-pocket cost. While health care lawyers are debating how quickly the law could be…
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As nurses retire, a significant shortage looms

Nov 14, 2016
Ten thousand dollar sign-on bonuses and generous benefits? No, we’re not talking about the tech industry; it’s nurses who are now in high demand. As the economy improves, many older nurses are cutting back hours or retiring, causing a major…
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The long road ahead for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Nov 14, 2016
Will the Trump administration try to reign in the agency's power?
President Barack Obama delivers a statement on the confirmation of Richard Cordray as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. 
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Wall Street is feeling optimistic

Nov 14, 2016
Wall Street optimism, uncertainty about the CFPB's future, and a nurse shortage.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about what the presidential transition team is responsible for; rising concerns from women about birth control access under a Trump administration; and the decline in union support for the Democratic Party this election. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC