Dec 8, 2020

Bipartisanship is flourishing where there’s money to be made

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On today's show: a look at the bipartisan business of political lobbying. Plus, Nielsen catches up with the streaming era.

Segments From this episode

What's at stake if states and local governments don't get more aid

Dec 8, 2020
The pandemic has squeezed state and local governments. Without more money, experts say we'll all feel the consequences.
As the pandemic forces state and local governments to cut spending, public schools deal with layoffs and furloughs.
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Global supply chain delays push back return of Ford Bronco SUV

Dec 8, 2020
Ford has a lot riding on the new Bronco, returning after 25 years off the market.
Ford has a lot riding on the new Bronco, which was taken off the market in 1996, Below, a person watches the premiere of the 2021 Ford Bronco on a computer.
Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images

Nielsen shifts viewer counts to include device watching, finally

Dec 8, 2020
Consumer viewing habits have been changing for the last 15 years. So why did the move take so long, and why now?
Consumer viewing habits have shifted rapidly to watching on phones, tablets and laptops.
Hocus-focus via Getty Images

Ikea ditches its catalog, but other retailers are hanging on to them

Dec 8, 2020
Catalogs can grab people’s attention, if only for a moment.
Catalogs placed at the entrance of an Ikea on Dec. 7, 2020, in Jarfalla, Sweden.
Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP via Getty Images

London honey seller faces Brexit and the pandemic

Dec 8, 2020
Samantha Wallace, who runs From Field and Flower in London, has spent the last few years preparing for Brexit. Now, the pandemic has hamstrung her efforts to prepare.
From Field and Flower's honey products.
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The one place in Washington, D.C., where bipartisanship is flourishing

Dec 8, 2020
The biggest, most lucrative lobbying firms in Washington are bipartisan.
Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images

Music from the episode

Animals Baths
Show Me How You Feel Shafiq Husayn, Karen Be
Pyramid Blue Richard Houghten
The Journey Tom Misch
What's The Difference Dr. Dre, Eminem, Xzibit

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Bridget Bodnar Producer
Daisy Palacios Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Associate Producer