POLITICO Dispatch

Lessons from Las Vegas’ reopening

Episode Summary

Las Vegas tried to reopen without widespread vaccination, but those plans crashed into reality. Will things be different this time? POLITICO’s Megan Cassella reports. Plus, Homeland Security chief of staff Karen Olick abruptly resigns. And Secretary of State Antony Blinken defends Biden’s Afghanistan withdrawal before Congress.

Episode Notes

Las Vegas tried to reopen without widespread vaccination, but those plans crashed into reality. Will things be different this time? POLITICO’s Megan Cassella reports. Plus, Homeland Security chief of staff Karen Olick abruptly resigns. And Secretary of State Antony Blinken defends Biden’s Afghanistan withdrawal before Congress.

Megan Cassella is an economic policy reporter for POLITICO.
Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch.
Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio.
Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio.
Raghu Manavalan is a senior editor for POLITICO audio.

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