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More To Come: What Experts Say Congress Should Focus On

May 22, 2020 - 24:60
Back in March, Congress passed a historic $2 trillion stimulus bill that reached millions of Americans. You may have received a check in...

Not So Fast: Creating A COVID-19 Vaccine Is A Marathon, Not A Sprint

May 15, 2020 - 25:09
The race for a COVID-19 vaccine is underway. But don’t hold your breath. This race could take years. We’ll tell you why, and what’s...

The Bigger Picture: Beyond The Record Unemployment Rate

May 8, 2020 - 12:14
The CDC has been working on new guidelines for how states should start to reopen. But the White House is putting them on ice and telling...

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“Skimm This” is a weekly news program that breaks down important stories from the past week and adds context and clarity to answer the questions on your mind. Every Friday morning. 

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More To Come: What Experts Say Congress Should Focus On

May 22, 2020 - 24:60
Back in March, Congress passed a historic $2 trillion stimulus bill that reached millions of Americans. You may have received a check in...

Not So Fast: Creating A COVID-19 Vaccine Is A Marathon, Not A Sprint

May 15, 2020 - 25:09
The race for a COVID-19 vaccine is underway. But don’t hold your breath. This race could take years. We’ll tell you why, and what’s...

The Bigger Picture: Beyond The Record Unemployment Rate

May 8, 2020 - 12:14
The CDC has been working on new guidelines for how states should start to reopen. But the White House is putting them on ice and telling...

Putting on the Pressure: Ahmaud Arbery’s Death Sparks Public Outcry

May 7, 2020 - 10:02
The latest unemployment numbers are in, and no surprise: they’re not very good. We’ll explain why -- despite all the bad economic news...

A First For Everything: The Supreme Court Literally Phones It In

May 6, 2020 - 09:57
The White House coronavirus task force is getting a makeover. Sort of. We’ll explain what today’s change-up is all about and how it...

Skimm Special: COVID-19 and Climate Change (Rebroadcast)

May 5, 2020 - 18:38
This is a rebroadcast of our Skimm Special that originally aired on April 18th. We’ll be back tomorrow with new episodes.Across the...