Articles Tagged 'stimulus bill'
GOP sees pressure on Pelosi as key to pandemic relief deal
Senate Republicans see putting pressure on Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) as the key to getting a deal on a coronavirus relief bill before the election and… READ MORE
McConnell seeks to protect vulnerable Republicans with COVID-19 vote
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is hoping to give vulnerable GOP colleagues political cover by voting as soon as next week on a pared-down… READ MORE
Senate GOP ‘goal’ is to vote next week on ‘targeted’ coronavirus relief bill
Senate Republican leaders hope to vote next week on what they are calling a “focused” and “targeted” coronavirus relief bill, setting up what they hope… READ MORE
Unemployment benefits to expire as coronavirus talks deadlock
Enhanced unemployment benefits are set to expire as congressional negotiators are deadlocked over a coronavirus relief deal.
The additional $600 a week in unemployment insurance… READ MORE
Liability shield fight threatens to blow up relief talks
A sharp disagreement over whether to provide coronavirus liability protections to businesses, schools and other organizations has quickly emerged as one of the biggest obstacles… READ MORE
GOP under mounting pressure to strike virus deal quickly
Republican lawmakers faced with slipping poll numbers and economic indicators acknowledge they are under pressure to reach a quick deal with Democrats on a new… READ MORE
Congress set for bipartisan coronavirus talks as clock ticks
Lawmakers are preparing to start bipartisan negotiations over a fifth coronavirus package as the talks threaten to cut into the August recess.
House Democratic leaders… READ MORE
GOP, White House struggle to unite behind COVID-19 relief
Congress and the White House are gearing up for battle over the fifth round of coronavirus aid.
The administration and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell… READ MORE
Trump says he might not sign coronavirus bill without payroll tax cut
President Trump said Sunday that he would consider not signing an upcoming coronavirus relief package if it doesn’t include a payroll tax cut.
“I’ll have… READ MORE
Congress set for showdown on coronavirus relief legislation
A fight over the next round of coronavirus aid is coming to a head as lawmakers prepare to race the clock to get a deal.… READ MORE