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American Rescue Plan

  1. american rescue plan
    Ideology Is Still at Heart of the Red-State Refusal to Expand MedicaidTwelve states still refuse generous Medicaid expansion incentives. The excuse that it’s about money no longer applies, thanks to the latest stimulus.
  2. politics
    What Was Missing From Biden’s SpeechThe president went big on policy, but there was at least one notable omission.
  3. politics
    Biden’s Workmanlike Love Song to the Middle ClassHis speech was well crafted to sell his priorities to voters in and just beyond the Democratic Party.
  4. democrats
    Democrats Are Shooting for the Moon in 2021, and That’s OkayThe usual choice between getting things done and holding on to power is no choice at all for Democrats right now.
  5. immigration
    Reconciliation May Not Solve Democrats’ Immigration WoesAs with the $15 minimum wage, a path to citizenship could succumb to a Senate parliamentarian’s ruling. And then there’s Joe Manchin.
  6. budget reconciliation
    Democrats Get One More Big Bill This Year That Cannot Be FilibusteredThe Senate Parliamentarian agrees with Schumer’s multiple-reconciliation-bill theory, which could make Republican obstruction irrelevant.
  7. stimulus checks
    Third Stimulus Checks: Everything You Need to KnowPresident Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID relief package includes $1,400 stimulus checks. Here’s who’s eligible and when the payments should arrive.
  8. politics
    Stimulus Checks Could Arrive This Weekend: White HouseMinutes after Biden signed the stimulus package, press secretary Jen Psaki said Americans could see the third check in their bank account within days.
  9. covid-19 stimulus
    What Will Parents Get From the COVID-19 Relief Bill?Between a third stimulus check and enhanced child tax credits, low-to-moderate-income parents will get a lot of help — though it could be temporary.
  10. covid-19 stimulus
    The Four-Year Swing That Saved America’s Safety NetBiden’s COVID stimulus bill is even more impressive when you remember the assault on poor people Republicans failed to enact in 2017.
  11. politics
    Senate Passes $1.9 Trillion COVID-Relief Package: Live UpdatesAfter more than 24 hours of delays, the Senate finally passed the American Rescue Plan on Saturday afternoon in a 50-49 vote.
  12. covid-19 stimulus
    Senate Likely to Vote on COVID-19 Stimulus Package This WeekendDemocrats are already accepting changes in the bill to preempt Republican amendments, and Sanders’s minimum wage bid has already been defeated.
  13. bipartisanship
    Poor Susan Collins Can’t Get That Partisan Joe Biden to Abandon His AgendaRepublicans want to pursue the bipartisanship of a Biden U-turn.
  14. covid-19 stimulus
    House Prepares to Pass Biden’s COVID Relief Bill This WeekThe bill should easily clear this first hurdle, but there will probably be more drama in the Senate.
  15. trump impeachment trial
    Why Both Parties Want a Speedy Trump Impeachment TrialRepublicans are eager to get the trial over with, and Democrats tend to agree — though some want a fuller accounting of Trump’s misdeeds.
  16. american rescue plan
    Democrats Get Down to Writing Biden’s Stimulus BillNow comes the hard part: writing Biden’s plans into legislation, and getting a reconciliation bill through a narrowly divided Congress.
  17. minimum wage increase
    There Was Some Late-Night Maneuvering on the Minimum WageJoni Ernst tried to set up a trap for moderate Democrats during the vote-a-rama. But Bernie Sanders outfoxed her and avoided a recorded vote.