U.S. House narrowly passes Biden’s $1.9T COVID-19 relief bill, clearing 1st hurdle

U.S. President Joe Biden scored his first legislative win as the House of Representatives passed his $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package early Saturday, though Democrats faced challenges to their hopes … Read More

Next round of U.S. coronavirus aid could cost well over $1 trillion as demands rise

The price tag for the next COVID-19 aid package could quickly swell above $1 trillion as White House officials negotiate with Congress over money to reopen schools, prop up small … Read More

Next round of U.S. coronavirus aid could cost well over $1 trillion as talks stall

The price tag for the next COVID-19 aid package could quickly swell above $1 trillion as White House officials negotiate with Congress over money to reopen schools, prop up small … Read More

McConnell eyes $1 trillion in coronavirus aid as evictions, benefits cuts loom

An eviction moratorium is lifting. Extra unemployment benefits are ending. Parents are being called to work, but schools are struggling to reopen for fall as the COVID-19 crisis shows no … Read More

Republicans trying to strip Democratic governors of authority on COVID-19 response

Republican-controlled legislatures are increasingly trying to strip Democratic governors of their executive authority to close businesses and schools, a power grab by lawmakers that channels frustration over the economic toll … Read More

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