Supreme Court confirmation hearings, Record-holding Birkebeiner skier, Bankruptcies decreasing

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Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson speaks after President Joe Biden announced Jackson as his nominee to the Supreme Court in the Cross Hall of the White House, Friday, Feb. 25, 2022, in Washington. Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo

The confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson continues today. We look back on the proceedings so far and dig into the legal questions senators have raised. We also look at what’s behind low bankruptcy rates and whether it matters for the economy as a whole. Plus, we chat with one of the founders of the Birkebeiner ski race about taking part in the event for almost 50 years.

Featured in this Show

  • Hearings continue for Biden Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson

    We review the opening days of confirmation hearings for Ketanji Brown Jackson, President Joe Biden’s nominee to replace Justice Stephen Breyer on the U.S. Supreme Court.

  • Skiing through your 70s: Ernie St. Germaine completes almost 50 American Birkebeiner races

    Only one man can say he’s skied the American Birkebeiner race since it started in 1973. One of the Birkebeiner founders, Ernie St. Germaine, joins us to talk about skiing the cross-country race almost 50 times and how he stays in shape for it year after year.

  • Bankruptcies hit new lows in 2021. What does that mean for the economy?

    2021 had the fewest bankruptcies of at least the last 15 years. We explore how it happened, whether it will continue and what impact it has on the economy.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Emilie Burditt Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Susan Liebell Guest
  • Ernie St. Germaine Guest
  • Mary E. Hansen Guest

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