The RNC and DNC talked about two very different economies
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At both conventions, the economy figured prominently. But what's the reality of where it's at and where it's headed? Plus, blackouts in California point to another reality: The entire U.S. has an old electric grid in need of upgrades.
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The RNC and DNC painted very different pictures of the U.S. economy
It was Trump's appeal to American prosperity versus Biden's "Build Back Better" plan.
California blackouts trigger debate about electric grid resilience
A heat wave and record levels of electricity demand are straining infrastructure.
David Brancaccio Host
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 Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer