Oct 6, 2020
The economy is on its own for another month
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Today, we're talking about the recovery package negotiations that were put on hold till after Election Day. Plus: the trade gap, campaign contributions and a hidden civil rights issue.
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Fed Chair Powell pushes Congress for more stimulus
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell pushed for more relief from Congress in a speech Tuesday. Hours later, President Trump tweeted that he was ending stimulus talks until after the election.
Republicans and Democrats disagree about how much aid to give to state and local governments.
It's a sign that Americans have money to spend on consumer goods and businesses are importing parts for things they'll sell to consumers.
They now account for nearly a quarter of all donations. This year, they are giving more than PACs and super PACs combined
A glut of grapes on the market, the pandemic and fires that damaged or destroyed wineries. Now, grapes tainted by smoke may be unusable.
More than six months have passed since Veronica Coon started an online barter group to help people in need.