The consensus among economists is that the U.S. recovery will most likely be something in between a V and a W — a sharp drop, a relatively small bounce back, and then a long period of slow growth.

  • Time to pay attention again: The coronavirus surge is real, and it's everywhere in the United States.
  • And Axios co-founder Mike Allen tells us what to expect at the virtual Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee.

Guests: Axios' Felix Salmon, Sam Baker, and Mike Allen.

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Oct 2, 2020 - Podcasts

The aftermath of Trump's COVID-19 infection

President Trump has tested positive for COVID-19, raising questions about his condition, the health of others in his orbit, and what this means for the campaign, the markets, public health policy and more.

Axios Re:Cap digs in with reporters Jonathan Swan, Mike Allen, Sam Baker, Dion Rabouin and Sara Fischer.

Obama: The rest of us have to live with the consequences of what Trump's done

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Campaigning for Joe Biden at a car rally in Miami on Saturday, Barack Obama railed against President Trump's response to the coronavirus pandemic, saying "the rest of us have to live with the consequences of what he's done."

Driving the news: With less than two weeks before the election, the Biden campaign is drawing on the former president's popularity with Democrats to drive turnout and motivate voters.