Competing Interests: Refugee Crisis, Campaign Finances, Mortgage Rates

Competing Interests: Refugee Crisis, Campaign Finances, Mortgage Rates

Skimm This - September 30, 2019 - 12:17

Four years after the European migrant crisis reached its peak, European leaders are being called on to once again to address a situation that’s never fully been fixed. Meanwhile, Montana Governor and democratic presidential candidate Steve Bullock wants to set up public financing for his campaign -- but the agency that needs to sign off on it is kinda busy right now. Also on the show: why economists say it could be a great time to buy a home, and our raison d'être.PS: Where do you like to listen to our show? When do you listen? Tell us what you think about Skimm This by leaving a voicemail at (646) 461-6370. You could hear your voice on our show.

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