Housing recession, Female president

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People walk by a sold sign in front of a house along the Erie Canal.
People walk by a sold sign in front of a house along the Erie Canal in Pittsford, New York, on Monday, Sept. 6, 2021. Sales of new homes jumped 14% in September to the fastest pace in six months as strong demand helped off rising prices. The Commerce Department reported Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021 that sales of new single-family homes rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 800,000 units last month after sales had fallen 1.4% in August. (Ted Shaffrey/AP Photo, file)

A housing expert explores the idea of a housing recession in the U.S. Then, we explore the challenges and potential path to electing a female president.

Featured in this Show

  • Is the US in a housing recession?

    Some economists say the U.S. is in the midst of a housing recession. We talk about what that means, how it’s impacting buyers, sellers and renters, and what it tells about the health of the American housing market.

  • A look at the progress, and remaining obstacles, for female presidential candidates

    2016 was the closest the United States has come to electing a female president for the first time. We talk about why we haven’t reached that milestone, and what it would take to elect a woman as chief executive.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Kurt Paulsen Guest
  • Ali Vitali Guest

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