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Covid Stimulus

  1. children
    The Enemies of America’s ChildrenAs child poverty increases and child-care funding expires, the status of children says much about our political priorities.
  2. 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.
  3. covid stimulus
    Democrats Bail on Backup Plan for $15 Minimum Wage As Part of Biden StimulusThe attempt to add a $15 minimum wage to the $1.9 trillion COVID-relief bill has been spiked by Democrats.
  4. politics
    $15 Minimum Wage Is Dead for Now Thanks to One Unelected OfficialBiden must decide whether to change the rules or change the subject.
  5. politics
    Republican Senators Haven’t Represented a Majority of Voters Since 1996The anti-majoritarian nature of the Senate has helped Republicans block progress for many years.
  6. neera tanden
    Tanden’s Nomination Won’t Make or Break the Biden PresidencySome Beltway pundits are inflating this story well beyond its significance.
  7. covid stimulus
    The Good, the Bad, and the Odd in Biden’s Stimulus PlanUncle Joe is turning the money printer up to 11 — at least, if 10 Senate Republicans let him.
  8. politics
    Senate Overrides Trump’s Veto of National Defense Authorization ActBut a last-ditch effort to increase COVID stimulus checks to $2,000 failed.