POLITICO Dispatch

'Vax That Thang Up'

Episode Summary

Biden’s vaccine campaign is sputtering. Juvenile, the rapper who made waves with his 1999 hit 'Back That Azz Up,' thinks he can help. POLITICO Playbook’s Eugene Daniels reports. Plus, new polling finds that unvaccinated Americans are least concerned about the Delta variant. And German PM Angela Merkel pledges a stronger focus on climate after devastating floods.

Episode Notes

Biden’s vaccine campaign is sputtering. Juvenile, the rapper who made waves with his 1999 hit 'Back That Azz Up,' thinks he can help. POLITICO Playbook’s Eugene Daniels reports. Plus, new polling finds that unvaccinated Americans are least concerned about the Delta variant. And German PM Angela Merkel pledges a stronger focus on climate after devastating floods.

Eugene Daniels is a White House reporter and Playbook co-author 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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