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Biden administration sets sights on competition

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A close-up of President Biden. His administration might act to strengthen the competitive positions of smaller companies in industries dominated by a small number of giants.

The Biden administration might act to strengthen the positions of smaller companies in industries dominated by a small number of giants. Win McNamee/Getty Images

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Biden considers order to use regulatory power to boost competition

by Meghan McCarty Carino Jun 30, 2021
The targets: industries with just a few dominant companies.

The president is about to lose a little bit of power

by Sabri Ben-Achour Jun 30, 2021
The trade promotion authority expires July 1. What is it, and why is President Joe Biden letting it lapse?

For anyone who was on unemployment, Obamacare could be free the rest of 2021

by Nancy Marshall-Genzer Jun 30, 2021
Free premiums and very low co-pays will kick in for people who received at least a week of benefits, regardless of income.

Asleep at the Wheel is back to full-wheel drive

The Austin-based band Asleep at the Wheel chats with Andy Uhler about surviving the pandemic in their group’s 50th year.

How some workers changed their careers during the pandemic

by Kai Ryssdal and Richard Cunningham Jun 30, 2021
We talked to three people about how their career paths were altered during the pandemic and where they think they'll be a year from now.

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