A storefront in Baker City, Oregon displays signs asking customers to follow Covid-19 public health guidance.

A storefront in Baker City, Oregon displays signs asking customers to follow Covid-19 public health guidance.

When coronavirus forced the country into lock down last spring, businesses across many industries shut down or scaled back. Unemployment numbers went through the roof and there were media reports asking if the country could be entering another Great Depression.

The government stepped in with a $3 trillion stimulus and those dollars have helped sustain many individuals and companies.

But now that money is running out and daily Covid-19 cases are at an all time high. With the presidential election on Tuesday, Diane asked Damian Paletta, economics editor at the Washington Post, what voters are thinking as they mail in their ballots or head to the polls.

Guests

  • Damian Paletta Economics editor, The Washington Post

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