Catherine Rampell

economics columnist at the Washington Post

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Opinion columnist for the Washington Post; former economics reporter at the New York Times and founding editor of its Economix blog

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It’s not true that corporations are orchestrating inflation because they see an opportunity to pad their bottom lines, says the Washington Post’s Catherine Rampell.

Is corporate greed driving inflation? No, says WaPo columnist

It’s not true that corporations are orchestrating inflation because they see an opportunity to pad their bottom lines, says the Washington Post’s Catherine Rampell.

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The Labor Department said prices in October were 6.2% higher than they were last year, which is the biggest jump in three decades.

Inflation is high due to COVID, fed policy, supply chain issues. That puts President Biden in a tough spot

The Labor Department said prices in October were 6.2% higher than they were last year, which is the biggest jump in three decades.

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For the second time in 24 hours, Senate Democrats prevented a $2 trillion stimulus package from moving forward.

Congress fights over $2 trillion stimulus package as coronavirus endangers economy

For the second time in 24 hours, Senate Democrats prevented a $2 trillion stimulus package from moving forward.

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