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  1. coronavirus stimulus
    Will We Get a Second Round of COVID-19 Stimulus Checks?The second stimulus bill signed by Trump on Sunday includes $600 checks for Americans eligible for the $1,200 payments in the CARES Act.
  2. austerity
    Republicans Remember to Care About the Deficit at the Worst Possible MomentAfter taking a few years off, Republican austerity warriors are trying to shrink the stimulus bill at the last possible moment and hamstring Biden.
  3. coronavirus stimulus
    Congress Close to a Deal on Second Stimulus Package: What We KnowWith time running out, the two parties appear near a compromise attached to a stopgap spending bill.
  4. coronavirus stimulus
    Bipartisan Stimulus Bill Offers Down-the-Middle Compromise, Plus a Second CheckLeaders of the Problem Solvers Caucus have acknowledged that they’re mainly hoping to jump-start negotiations. Trump may be most likely to bite.
  5. coronavirus stimulus
    McConnell’s ‘Skinny Stimulus’ Won’t Help Anyone But Republican SenatorsIn a symbolic measure designed to give the troops something to vote for, the Republican proposal is not intended to go anywhere after the Senate vote.
  6. coronavirus stimulus
    Mark Meadows Has Been a Game Changer in Stimulus Talks, and Not in a Good WayAs Mnuchin’s “chaperone” and a world-class deal-breaker, the White House chief of staff may be the fly in the ointment.
  7. coronavirus stimulus
    Republicans Abandon Stimulus Checks As Talks Slip to End of Fiscal YearThe effort to provide badly needed COVID-19 relief and stimulus just got delayed and complicated once again as Republicans refuse to budge.
  8. coronavirus stimulus
    Are Republicans Abandoning a Second Stimulus Check?A new Republican proposal designed to appeal to conservatives omits a second installment of the direct coronavirus stimulus checks.
  9. coronavirus stimulus
    Stimulus Talks Likely Dead Until SeptemberRepublicans won’t budge on the overall scope and cost of the package, and Democrats feel like they have all the leverage. So nothing’s shaking now.
  10. vision 2020
    Election Funding Is Being Held Hostage in Stimulus StandoffWe are drifting toward a general election that could crash state and local election systems, and it’s looking like Republicans are fine with that.
  11. stimulus legislation
    Long-Stalled Stimulus Negotiations Lurch Forward Down a Difficult PathThe two parties share a sense of urgency and a commitment to a second set of checks for taxpayers, but are otherwise at odds about COVID-19 relief.
  12. vision 2020
    Why Doesn’t Trump Spend the Tax Dollars Necessary to Save His Presidency?Trump and Republicans don’t have the courage or imagination to work with Democrats to improve conditions in the country for their own benefit.
  13. coronavirus stimulus
    As the Pandemic Persists, Mitch McConnell’s Senate DawdlesAs vacation looms, Senate Republicans haven’t even begun work on their version of a second stimulus bill, despite a new spike in coronavirus cases.