12 minutes | May 12, 2023

State of Play: debt ceiling talks and a murky 2024

The political fight over the debt ceiling continues to grow, as we approach a cliff that Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says will come at the start of June. Meanwhile, lies were a central theme in politics this week. Axios' Hans Nichols explains in our weekly politics State of Play.

  • Plus, the FDA lifts a longtime restriction on blood donations.
  • And, Netflix says it will put billions into more Korean content.

Guests: Axios' Hans Nichols; University of California, Irvine's Kyung Hyun Kim; and LAist's Vivian Yoon.

Credits: Axios Today is produced by Niala Boodhoo, Alexandra Botti, Fonda Mwangi and Alex Sugiura. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at podcasts@axios.com. You can text questions, comments and story ideas to Niala as a text or voice memo to 202-918-4893.

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