It’s September 30th. Today, we Skimm’d This:
The European migrant crisis is back in the headlines after a deadly fire at a Greek refugee camp yesterday. We’ll connect the dots between the new surge of asylum seekers fleeing war and persecution, and how EU leaders are dealing with it.
One candidate for president is taking a stand on campaign finance reform. We’ll explain why it might be hard to get someone in the government to sign some paperwork for him.
More homes are being sold in the US, and it doesn’t hurt that mortgage rates are historically low.
And finally, today is all about our raison d'être: it’s International Podcast Day.
theSkimm: Four years after the European migrant crisis reached its peak, European leaders are being called on to once again to address a situation that’s never fully been fixed. Meanwhile, Montana Governor and democratic presidential candidate Steve Bullock wants to set up public financing for his campaign -- but the agency that needs to sign off on it is kinda busy right now. Also on the show: why economists say it could be a great time to buy a home, and our raison d'être.
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The EU is dealing with the worst refugee crisis since WWII. We broke down the crisis and how we reached this large number of refugees in Europe.
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock has the White House on the mind. He says he can win over GOP voters, pointing to his 2016 re-election in a state Trump won.
Step A, B, and C: Get your financial house in order