If the Senate passes a version of a debt restructuring bill that varies from the one already approved by the House, Puerto Rico is more likely to default this Friday.
At a DNC platform committee meeting on June 24, the committee voted to not include a ban on fracking as part of the Democratic Party's platform for the 2016 election.
Jen Chien is a producer for the National Radio Project. She joined Making Contact in 2012. She reports and produces segments for KALW especially on the education and economic inequality beats.