1. What Does Biden Care About Most? Look At His Budget Proposal NPR 22:36

President Biden wants to raise income taxes on households earning more than $400,000 a year to shore up the social safety net, make community college and childcare less expensive, and boost investment in strategic industries in order to counter China. But, like all presidents’ budgets, it is more a statement of principles than a concrete plan to be taken up by Congress.

And more people who have been convicted of felonies are getting their right to vote back — an expanding policy trend that defies typical partisan splits.

This episode: White House correspondent Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro, and voting correspondent Ashley Lopez.

This episode was produced by Elena Moore and Casey Morell. It was edited by Eric McDaniel. Our executive producer is Muthoni Muturi. Research and fact-checking by Devin Speak.

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