MIDDAY POSTER: Roughly One In Five U.S. Households Have Medical Debt

Also: JPMorgan CEO slams tax loopholes that benefit the rich, and Biden’s SEC says Amazon worker safety review isn’t necessary.
MIDDAY POSTER: Roughly One In Five U.S. Households Have Medical Debt
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New data shows that nearly one in five American households had medical debt in 2017, and that number went up for non-white households and those with children under 18. Biden could help address the crisis by following through on one of his most important campaign promises.

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