- More Jobs, Bigger Paychecks... And The Risk Of Recession? NPR 25:47
Lots of people have gotten jobs recently and paychecks are, on average, getting bigger. But what those paychecks can buy is shrinking because costs are going up. So, the Federal Reserve is taking steps to limit the amount of money bouncing around in the economy. That should help slow price increases — but risks a recession.
And far-right group leaders are pleading guilty to serious charges tied to their involvement in the January 6th riot. And the congressional investigation has interviewed nearly 1000 people ahead of “primetime” hearings in June.
This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, White House correspondent Asma Khalid, chief economics correspondent Scott Horsley, congressional reporter Claudia Grisales, and justice correspondent Ryan Lucas.
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