Danielle Kurtzleben

Danielle Kurtzleben appears in the following:

In 2020, A Female Running Mate Won't Be A 'Hail Mary'

Saturday, August 08, 2020

There are a lot of contrasts between Joe Biden's impending pick and past elections when women were vice presidential candidates. One that's easy to overlook: Biden is ahead in the polls.

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Biden Wants The Fed To Help Close Racial Economic Gaps. How Would That Work?

Saturday, August 01, 2020

The central bank has blunt instruments at its disposal, which are not tailored to economics of different racial groups. Biden wants the Fed to more explicitly factor in Black and Hispanic outcomes.

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An Oral History Of How Barbie Lost The Presidency Yet Again

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Mattel has released iterations of presidential Barbie since 1992, and this year she has a whole campaign team. In an exclusive interview, those women discuss why Barbie has never won the White House.

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What The 'Wall Of Moms' Protests Say About Motherhood, Race In America

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Mothers can be powerful forces in activism, and stereotypes about moms, as well as race, have long played a role in shaping that power — as well as who gets to wield it.

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The Complicated History Of Moms As The Face Of Protest Movements

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

One aspect of the Portland protests getting a lot of attention has been the "wall of moms" opposing federal law enforcement. They are part of a long history of mothers leading activism.

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President Trump To Repeal Obama-Era Fair Housing Rule Aimed To Combat Racial Bias

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Trump is building a political case around suburban identity that's targeting mostly white voters. He is also planning to repeal an Obama-era housing rule that is aimed to combat racial bias.

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Seeking Suburban Votes, Trump Targets Rule To Combat Racial Bias In Housing

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

The president has been talking a lot about suburbs lately, in particular about an Obama-era rule to limit housing discrimination. It appears to be a fear-based tactic to win swing voters.

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'Sisters In Hate' Profiles 3 Women Who Find Bonds In White Nationalist Movement

Monday, July 20, 2020

Though their stories encourage gawking, at least one throughline sticks after reading Sisters — the ugly deal these women have made with a movement that is ultimately ambivalent toward them.

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Trump Defied The 2013 GOP Autopsy. So Was It A 'Failure'?

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Seven years ago, Republicans wrote a plan for long-term electoral success. Then, President Trump won in 2016 without following some of its key tenets.

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Trump, Biden Focus Campaigns On Economic Reform

Friday, July 10, 2020

President Trump and Democratic candidate Joe Biden are focused on the economy this week. The trajectory of the economy has often swayed presidential elections, but that appears to be changing.

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Joe Biden Lays Out His Economic Recovery Plan

Thursday, July 09, 2020

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden unveiled his economic recovery plan Thursday. He outlined steps for immediate relief, with a focus on mobilizing manufacturing in the United States.

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The Economy May Be Losing Its Impact On Presidential Elections

Thursday, July 09, 2020

Conventional wisdom (and some logic) says that a bad economy will hurt President Trump in November. But growing polarization may be severing the tie between economic health and voters' choices.

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GOP Candidates Open To QAnon Conspiracy Theory Advance In Congressional Races

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

Several candidates supportive of the fringe conspiracy theory, including Colorado's Lauren Boebert, have won Republican primaries for congressional seats.

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How Coronavirus Could Widen The Gender Wage Gap

Sunday, June 28, 2020

Women have slowly made economic gains over the last half-century, and the gender wage gap is as narrow as it has ever been. But coronavirus could reverse those gains, and motherhood is a big reason.

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The COVID-19 Pandemic May Widen The Gender Wage Gap

Sunday, June 28, 2020

The gender wage gap is narrower than it has ever been. But with schools and daycares closed during the pandemic, economic inequalities between genders may widen for years to come.

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Here We Go Again: Millennials Are Staring At Yet Another Recession

Monday, June 08, 2020

The coronavirus recession is the second — or even third — economic downturn of millennials' adult lives. That could mean reduced wages for life.

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Violence Erupts As Outrage Over George Floyd's Death Spills Into A New Week

Monday, June 01, 2020

In Minneapolis, where Floyd died, a semitrailer drove into a crowd of protesters on an interstate. Authorities in Kentucky say a man was killed as security forces confronted a crowd early Monday.

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Tensions Flare Near White House In Protests Sparked By George Floyd's Death

Sunday, May 31, 2020

Protesters in Washington, D.C., marched to the White House to protest the death of George Floyd in police custody, where they clashed with the Secret Service.

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Why The Small Business Rescue Program Has Slowed Way Down

Thursday, May 28, 2020

The first round of Paycheck Protection Program funding ran out in days, but the second pot of money has more than $140 billion left after a month. Some business owners decided the PPP wasn't for them.

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How Small Businesses Could Prepare For Reopening

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

NPR's politics and economics reporter answers listener questions about what small businesses should be ready for as states slowly reopen their economies.

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