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December 16, 2020
What A Day
Staffing Season

In This Episode

  • Former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg was announced as Biden’s nominee for transportation secretary yesterday, and former Michigan governor Jennifer Granholm is expected to be picked to lead the Energy Department. We discuss those picks, plus other recent Biden nominees.
  • The Moderna vaccine is on track for authorization as soon as Friday after an FDA review confirmed its efficacy. Zooming out, a New York Times report said it may take until 2024 for less affluent countries to fully immunize their population, since rich countries have bought up all the supply.
  • And in headlines: Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for kidnapping 300 boys in Nigeria, European countries announce antitrust proposals for tech companies, and Prince Harry and Meghan are podcasters now.