As Senate GOP Demurs On Aid, Women Bear Brunt Of Economic Crisis : The NPR Politics Podcast The Federal Reserve exists to lessen the severity of economic crises and its chair has been calling for more stimulus money for months. But Senate Republicans aren't likely to coalesce around a deal and mercurial negotiations between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin drag on.

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As Senate GOP Demurs On Aid, Women Bear Brunt Of Economic Crisis

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As Senate GOP Demurs On Aid, Women Bear Brunt Of Economic Crisis

As Senate GOP Demurs On Aid, Women Bear Brunt Of Economic Crisis

As Senate GOP Demurs On Aid, Women Bear Brunt Of Economic Crisis

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The Federal Reserve exists to lessen the severity of economic crises and its chair has been calling for more stimulus money for months. But Senate Republicans aren't likely to coalesce around a deal and mercurial negotiations between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin drag on.

And, what to expect from next week's Supreme Court confirmation hearings.

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