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May 11, 2022 - Podcasts

Why millions of Americans could soon lose healthcare coverage

As many as 14 million Americans on Medicaid could lose their coverage when the pandemic public health emergency expires. The declaration – and the temporary reforms it allowed for – are set to end on July 15th, if the Biden administration doesn’t extend them. This could result in a historic jump in the U.S. uninsured rate.

  • Plus, improving location accuracy on wireless 911 calls.
  • And, a new record for gas prices.

Guests: Axios' Adriel Bettelheim and Margaret Harding McGill.

Credits: Axios Today is produced by Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Alexandra Botti, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Alex Sugiura, and Lydia McMullen-Laird. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at podcasts@axios.com. You can text questions, comments and story ideas to Niala as a text or voice memo to 202-918-4893.

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May 10, 2022 - Podcasts

The stock market’s wild ride

The stock market has been going through a lot in the past two weeks: wild swings just in the past seven days, including yesterday with a Wall Street free fall. What does all this uncertainty tell us about the broader economy?

  • Plus, history endangered by wildfires in the Southwest.
  • And, if you would like to send Victor Butler a birthday card, you can mail it to: Victor W. Butler, C/O Gary Butler; P.O. box. 3523 Cranston, RI 02910

Guests: Axios' Felix Salmon and Russell Contreras.

Credits: Axios Today is produced by Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Alexandra Botti, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Alex Sugiura, and Lydia McMullen-Laird. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at podcasts@axios.com. You can text questions, comments and story ideas to Niala as a text or voice memo to 202-918-4893.

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May 9, 2022 - Podcasts

Treating a disease we can't define

As we learn more about treatment for long COVID, clinics have been opening up around the country specifically for these patients. But demand is outpacing supply for this kind of care.

  • Plus, the next – and mysterious – phase of the pandemic.
  • And, Western allies make more moves to support Ukraine.

Guests: Axios' Tina Reed, Chelsea Cirruzzo, and Zach Basu.

Credits: Axios Today is produced by Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Alexandra Botti, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Alex Sugiura, and Lydia McMullen-Laird. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at podcasts@axios.com. You can text questions, comments and story ideas to Niala as a text or voice memo to 202-918-4893.

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May 6, 2022 - Podcasts

How do Americans really feel about abortion?

That’s a question we’ve wanted to answer since the leak of the Supreme Court’s draft opinion on Roe v. Wade. We look into the data on U.S. opinions about abortion rights.

  • Plus, COVID has changed how we design our homes

Guests: Gallup's Director of U.S. Social Research Lydia Saad, Axios' Margaret Talev and Jennifer Kingson.

Credits: Axios Today is produced by Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Alexandra Botti, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Alex Sugiura, and Lydia McMullen-Laird. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at podcasts@axios.com. You can text questions, comments and story ideas to Niala as a text or voice memo to 202-918-4893.

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May 5, 2022 - Podcasts

Abortion providers prepare for a post-Roe v. Wade world

Abortion clinics, especially in red states, are bracing for the impact of a likely Roe v. Wade reversal. Many clinics fear their abortion providers will leave to protect themselves.

  • Plus, interest rates are going up.
  • And, a new law that could help close the gender pay gap.

Guests: Axios' Oriana Gonzalez and Emily Peck.

Credits: Axios Today is produced by Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Alexandra Botti, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Alex Sugiura, and Lydia McMullen-Laird. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at podcasts@axios.com. You can text questions, comments and story ideas to Niala as a text or voice memo to 202-918-4893.

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May 4, 2022 - Podcasts

Ohio delivers a new face for Trump's political brand

In the closely-watched Ohio senate primary, J.D. Vance has emerged from a crowded Republican field as the GOP candidate, a win that could be evidence of former president Trump’s power headed into the fall.

  • Plus, activists and lawmakers ready their plans on abortion.
  • And, distrust of Asian Americans on the rise in the U.S.

Guests: Axios' Lachlan Markey and Eric Toda, member of the board of the Leading Asian Americans to Unite for Change (LAAUNCH) and The Asian American Foundation's (TAAF) advisory council.

Credits: Axios Today is produced by Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Alexandra Botti, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Alex Sugiura, and Lydia McMullen-Laird. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at podcasts@axios.com. You can text questions, comments and story ideas to Niala as a text or voice memo to 202-918-4893.

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May 3, 2022 - Podcasts

A bombshell from the Supreme Court on abortion

Late last night, some stunning news out of the Supreme Court: a draft majority opinion obtained and published by Politico shows the Justices voted to strike down Roe v Wade.

  • Plus, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan takes on Donald Trump.

Guests: Axios' Sam Baker, Margaret Talev and Alayna Treene

Credits: Axios Today is produced by Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Alexandra Botti, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Alex Sugiura, and Lydia McMullen-Laird. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at podcasts@axios.com. You can text questions, comments and story ideas to Niala as a text or voice memo to 202-918-4893.

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May 2, 2022 - Podcasts

How remote work can stifle creativity

New research says video meetings generate fewer creative ideas. Is it time to save Zoom only for certain kinds of work gatherings?

  • Plus, the push to make Asian American history a requirement in public schools.
  • And, food prices spike around the globe.

Guests: Axios' Russell Contreras and Erica Pandey.

Credits: Axios Today is produced by Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Alexandra Botti, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Alex Sugiura, and Lydia McMullen-Laird. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at podcasts@axios.com. You can text questions, comments and story ideas to Niala as a text or voice memo to 202-918-4893.

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Apr 29, 2022 - Podcasts

Could the January 6 investigation prevent another insurrection?

A host of new details have recently come to light on January 6th and its aftermath, particularly around the actions of former President Trump’s allies.

  • Plus, a vaccine on the horizon for very young kids.
  • And, the power of modeling generosity at work.

Guests: Axios' Jonathan Swan and Jim VandeHei.

Credits: Axios Today is produced by Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Alexandra Botti, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Alex Sugiura, and Lydia McMullen-Laird. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at podcasts@axios.com. You can text questions, comments and story ideas to Niala as a text or voice memo to 202-918-4893.

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Apr 28, 2022 - Podcasts

GOP candidates go scorched-earth

More Republicans are channeling former President Trump’s aggressive tactics to get ahead in the polls. Some previously moderate candidates facing competitive primaries are now releasing angry ads based on taglines like “fighting the woke mob,” and “standing up to the radical left.”

  • Plus, Minneapolis Police accused of violating civil rights.
  • And, restricting water use to combat drought in Southern California.

Guests: Axios' Alayna Treene and Torey Van Oot.

Credits: Axios Today is produced by Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Alexandra Botti, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Alex Sugiura, and Lydia McMullen-Laird. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at podcasts@axios.com. You can text questions, comments and story ideas to Niala as a text or voice memo to 202-918-4893.

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