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Biden prepares to tackle economic woes as COVID-19 cases surge nationwide

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President-elect Joe Biden will be inheriting a severely damaged economy as coronavirus cases surge across the country. Right now, more than 20 million Americans are getting some form of unemployment assistance, but for millions of them, that money will soon run out. Idrees Kahloon, the U.S. policy correspondent for The Economist, joins CBSN to discuss what this means for the incoming Biden administration.
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