Jan 27, 2017

01/27/2017: Trump’s busy week and a Brexit update

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We're looking over a shifting policy landscape this week: first, Nancy Marshall-Genzer explains who our federal workforce is and what a hiring freeze means for them. Then, Dan Gorenstein explains the latest news with the Affordable Care Act. Lizzie checks in with the executive chair of the St. Helens' council to find out how their economy is dealing with Brexit. Plus, Rachel Bloom, star of "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend," takes the Marketplace Quiz, and we go long and short on the week's news.

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'Crazy Ex Girlfriend' star Rachel Bloom takes the Marketplace Quiz

Jan 26, 2017
In a next life, she'd help look for aliens at SETI, because why not?
The advice Rachel Bloom wishes she received? Assume that you'll go broke.
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How one town is faring in the aftermath of Brexit

Jan 27, 2017
We check back in with St. Helens, a town in Northern England.
Back in June, the majority of St. Helens' citizens voted to leave the EU. Do they still feel the same?
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We’re looking over a shifting policy landscape this week: first, Nancy Marshall-Genzer explains who our federal workforce is and what a hiring freeze means for them. Then, Dan Gorenstein explains the latest news with the Affordable Care Act. Lizzie checks in with the executive chair of the St. Helens’ council to find out how their economy is dealing with Brexit. Plus, Rachel Bloom, star of “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” takes the Marketplace Quiz, and we go long and short on the week’s news.