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New $400 weekly unemployment bonus? Everything we know about Biden's plan so far...
President-elect Joe Biden reveals his American Rescue Plan with more money for unemployed workers.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-15 07:53 UTC
The next battle over the third stimulus check for $2,000 has already begun...
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The latest objection to a larger, $2,000 check has come from an unexpected source. Here's what's playing out now.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-09 16:44 UTC
Special New Years Day Session: Senate again blocks vote on $2000 stimulus package...
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McConnell during a special New Years Day session of the Senate called the bill a "universal cash giveaway" and wants to push for more targeted aid to people who really need it.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-01 23:51 UTC
Trump's $2,000 checks stall in Senate as GOP blocks vote...
President Donald Trump's push for bigger $2,000 COVID-19 relief checks stalled out Tuesday in the Senate as Republicans blocked a swift vote proposed by Democrats and split within their own ranks over whether to boost spending or defy the White House.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-30 00:27 UTC
McConnell Faces Stimulus Dilemma As Democrats -- And Many Republicans, Side With Trump Over $2,000 Checks...
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McConnell Faces Stimulus Dilemma As Democrats -- And Many Republicans, Side With Trump Over $2,000 Checks Senate Republicans are facing an optics nightmare after 44 House Republicans joined 231 Democrats on Monday to pass a bill which would increase stimu
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-29 16:58 UTC
Trump to sign stimulus bill? President teases 'good news' amid backlash over $2,000 check demands...
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President Trump may have indicated he'll sign the stimulus bill ahead of the government shutdown. The news comes hours before the House votes Monday on a $2,000 stimulus check.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-28 01:26 UTC
Trump signs COVID-19 relief bill with $600 stimulus checks...
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President Trump on Sunday signed a $2.3 trillion COVID-19 relief and government funding bill that includes $600 stimulus checks for most Americans. The nearly 5,600-page bill passed the House and S...
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-28 01:24 UTC
New Yorkers Call For President To Sign Latest Coronavirus Stimulus Plan As Unemployment Benefits Run Out...
People in Brooklyn are hitting the streets, demanding the president sign the latest $900 billion coronavirus stimulus plan.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-27 18:27 UTC
Trump's inaction on stimulus bill leaves Georgia's GOP runoff candidates in awkward spot...
President Donald Trump's waffling over the $900 billion Covid relief package, which he has yet to sign, is leaving his fellow Republicans in Georgia in a tough spot as they fight to maintain control of the US Senate.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-27 01:36 UTC
Millions set to lose unemployment benefits at midnight TONIGHT as Trump refuses to sign coronavirus relief bill...
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MILLIONS of Americans will lose their unemployment benefits at midnight Saturday unless President Donald Trump signs the coronavirus relief bill. Trump instigated a standoff over stimulus checks with Congress with his drawn-out refusal to sign the biparti
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-27 01:31 UTC
$2,000 second stimulus check update: House to vote Monday on a standalone stimulus bill...
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The stimulus check saga continues after President Trump demands a $2,000 second stimulus check to replace the $600 maximum in this week's COVID-19 relief bill. Here's what's happening now and what could happen next.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-24 17:43 UTC
House action on Trump's $2,000 stimulus check demand expected Thursday...
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House Republicans are expected to block the vote Thursday, but Democrats may try again Monday with a possible federal government shutdown on the line.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-24 06:22 UTC
AOC, Rashida Tlaib Say Legislation Is Ready After Trump, Pelosi Call for $2,000 Stimulus Check...
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"Send the bill back, and we will put in the $2,000 we've been fighting for that your party has been blocking," tweeted Michigan Representative Rashida Tlaib.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-23 03:25 UTC
What's in the new stimulus bill? $300 weekly unemployment bonus, $600 checks, more...
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The final version of a $900 billion stimulus bill will reportedly include a second stimulus payment. Here's what else we think is inside.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-17 08:26 UTC
Unemployment Benefits to Lapse Even With New Stimulus Bill...
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Will the unemployed see an interruption in their benefits even if Congress acts to extend them?
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-17 08:20 UTC
$600 or $700 second check to be in the final stimulus package? Today's update...
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A second stimulus check will reportedly be part of 2020's final stimulus bill after all, according to Wednesday morning reports.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-16 17:59 UTC
Millions of U.S. households are now more than $5,000 behind on rent...
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By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-08 22:58 UTC
More unemployment benefits soon? New bill would give $300 a week. What to know...
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A $908 billion proposal for COVID relief has the attention of President-elect Joe Biden and other top lawmakers and politicians.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-06 21:24 UTC
Stimulus package update today: 'Stupidity on steroids if Congress doesn't act'...
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Can Congress come together to pass a last-ditch compromise before the end of 2020? Would President Trump sign in? Today's updates.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-06 21:24 UTC
We'll know by the end of the day if we're getting more $1,200 stimulus checks...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin continue to "narrow their differences" on a new stimulus package with $1,200 checks for Americans. If a stimulus package...
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-10-20 15:13 UTC
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