Nov 14, 2016

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As the nation moves forward from last week's election, we ask: What happens to the Democrats' economic agenda now? We also take a look at what might happen to federal employees at agencies such as the Department of Education under Trump's administration. Finally: People have had enough of this election. Over the weekend, movie ticket sales surged 50 percent and NFL ratings were on the rise — Americans might be ready for a little escape from the news. 

Segments From this episode

Reactions to Trump from the Butte Plaza Mall

Nov 14, 2016
Butte voted for Hillary Clinton, but the rest of the state went for Trump.
Will consumers be in the mood to shop after the divisive election?
Alex Ogle/AFP/Getty Images

What happens to Democrats' economic agenda now?

Nov 14, 2016
With Republicans in control, Democrats will be on the defense.
A hotel worker clears the coffee station at the election night party for Democratic Senate candidate Katie McGinty at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Philadelphia.
Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images

Federal agencies bracing for big cuts under Trump

Nov 14, 2016
During the campaign, the president-elect said he would 'drain the swamp.' Will he follow through?
House Speaker Paul Ryan, right, listens to President-elect Donald Trump speak to the press at the Capitol.
NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images

If Trump stimulates the economy, one result could be growth. Another? Stagflation

Nov 14, 2016
It was a 1970s nightmare: high inflation and no growth.
Traders at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange watch Donald Trump after he wins the U.S. presidential elections.
Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images

Trump promises to block funding to sanctuary cities

Nov 14, 2016
Several have pledged to remain safe places for undocumented immigrants.
People wave and call "We are here" and "You are not alone" in Spanish to immigrant detainees at the Metropolitan Detention Center during one of several May Day marches in Los Angeles earlier this year.
David McNew/Getty Images

Merriam-Webster says searches for "fascism" have surged

Nov 14, 2016
Also "bigot," "xenophobe," "racism," "socialism"...
Protestors hold signs against President-elect Donald Trump in front of the White House the day after the election.
NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images

After election stress, movie-going and NFL ratings are up

Nov 14, 2016
Now that the bruising campaign cycle is over, people are ready for an escape.
Viewership was up for the New England Patriots game against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday night.
Adam Glanzman/Getty Images

As the nation moves forward from last week’s election, we ask: What happens to the Democrats’ economic agenda now? We also take a look at what might happen to federal employees at agencies such as the Department of Education under Trump’s administration. Finally: People have had enough of this election. Over the weekend, movie ticket sales surged 50 percent and NFL ratings were on the rise — Americans might be ready for a little escape from the news. 

Music from the episode

Delta Rice Oil Boom
Outro Vulfpeck
Atrophies Blanck Mass
Dye the World Smith Westerns
Cenote Wax Future

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