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Child Care Scarcity Has Very Real Consequences For Working Families

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(Left) Shana Steele with her three children. (Top) Vannessa Kamerschen with her daughter. (Bottom) David Meissner with his son. Courtesy of Shana Steele, Vannessa Kamerschen and David Meissner hide caption

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Born In The U.S., Raised In China: 'Satellite Babies' Have A Hard Time Coming Home

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Tricia Olson takes a selfie of herself and her son Augustus, or Gus, who sits in his car seat. Olson took three weeks of unpaid leave from her job at a towing company in Rock Springs, Wyo., after giving birth. Courtesy of Tricia Olson hide caption

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On Your Mark, Give Birth, Go Back To Work

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Women hold up their babies for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump as he speaks at a campaign rally on Aug. 1 in Mechanicsburg, Pa. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton delivered competing economic speeches this week. Mary Altaffer and Chuck Burton/AP hide caption

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How Did Trump's And Clinton's Economic Policy Speeches Compare?

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Supporters watch as New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks to promote his paid family leave initiative at a rally in Manhattan on March 10. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Paid Family Leave Advocates Celebrate A Big Week, But The Battle's Not Over

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Amanda Durio, 31, is a union carpenter. She plans to caucus for Bernie Sanders because she likes his message on "race" and "social classes." Asma Khalid/NPR hide caption

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