Republicans’ radical about-face on bailouts

Phil Rucker on how Republicans are throwing out the political playbook by supporting a massive bailout for the economy. Chris Rowland on the search for a coronavirus treatment. And Min Joo Kim reports on how South Korea got testing right.
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Trump’s $1 trillion stimulus package composed of bailouts and personal checks is gaining support from Republicans, a tactic the party has traditionally opposed.

As scientists race to find a treatment for the novel coronavirus, they’re looking at experimental drugs from past outbreaks. 


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Post Reports is the premier daily podcast from The Washington Post. Unparalleled reporting. Expert insight. Clear analysis. Every weekday afternoon.