The economic legacy of the Jan. 6 insurrection is "intertwined" with the pandemic

Jan 6, 2022
“So much is good about the recovery,” said Wendy Edelberg of the Brookings Institution. Yet “we’re still in the midst of chaos.”
Protesters loyal to Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6, 2021. The nation's political instability, said Wendy Edelberg of Brookings, "makes me nervous for the year ahead."
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Did Jan. 6 change corporate giving?

Jan 6, 2022
A lot of companies promised to change their political giving following the insurrection.
Trump supporters storm the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. The insurrection shifted how and to whom corporate PACs give,
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Corporate political donations slowly returning a year after Jan. 6 insurrection

Jan 6, 2022
Corporate PACs were dormant following the attack on the Capitol.
A man walks near the West Front of the U.S. Capitol, as security fencing is removed on Sept. 19, 2021 in Washington, DC.
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