1. The Economy Is Doing Well By Most Measures—But Inflation Remains A Problem NPR 25:15

Inflation is particularly potent as a political issue because it touches everyone, but President Biden still rarely addresses the topic substantively in public appearances. How much of an issue will it be in November?

And a joint database, designed to prevent voter fraud, lets states track those Americans registered to vote in multiple places. But the program has recently become the target of a far-right disinformation campaign that’s already led one state to stop participating.

This episode: White House correspondent Asma Khalid, White House correspondent Scott Detrow, voting reporter Miles Parks, and chief economics correspondent Scott Horsley.

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