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Stimulus Checks And The 2020 Election

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Stimulus payments roll off printing presses at the San Francisco Regional Financial Center in Emeryville, Calif., Thursday, May 8, 2008.

What happens to our politics when oil craters?

On this edition of River to River, host Ben Kieffer is joined by political scientists Sara Mitchell and Jim McCormick to look at how the imbalance in oil markets may impact geopolitics and discuss the top political headlines of the week.

Guests:

  • Sara Mitchell, F. Wendell Miller Professor of Political Science at the University of Iowa
  • Jim McCormick, professor of political science at Iowa State University

Matthew is a producer for IPR's River to River and Talk of Iowa
Ben Kieffer is the host of IPR's River to River