Tag : Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (2020)

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Divided Senate Passes Biden’s Pandemic Aid Plan

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WASHINGTON — President Biden’s sweeping $1.9 trillion stimulus bill passed a deeply divided Senate on Saturday over unanimous Republican opposition, as Democrats pushed through a...
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Johnson Halts Action on Stimulus Bill With a Demand to Read it Aloud

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Asked when the process would end, Senator Mike Braun, Republican of Indiana, observed, “I think that we’re just a captive of the time here.” Setting...
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Republicans Won Blue-Collar Votes. They’re Not Offering Much in Return.

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As the election returns rolled in showing President Donald J. Trump winning strong support from blue-collar voters in November while suffering historic losses in suburbs...
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Democrats Narrow Stimulus Payments as Biden Works to Keep Aid Plan on Track

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The legislation, which Democrats hope to push through the Senate by the weekend, remains among the largest federal relief packages in modern American history. It...
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Empty Office Buildings Squeeze City Budgets as Property Values Fall

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WASHINGTON — At a meeting with Treasury Secretary Janet L. Yellen last month, Jeff Williams, the mayor of Arlington, Texas, laid out his grim economic...
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After Stimulus, Biden to Tackle Another Politically Tricky Issue: Infrastructure

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Mr. Biden campaigned on a sprawling infrastructure agenda, with trillions of dollars invested in transportation, water and sewer lines, and the scaffoldings of an energy...
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Why Infrastructure is Next on Biden’s To-Do List

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Mr. Biden campaigned on a sprawling infrastructure agenda, with trillions of dollars invested in transportation, water and sewer lines, and the scaffoldings of an energy...
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Assessing Claims in the Coronavirus Stimulus Debate

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Ahead of the vote on President Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus package, lawmakers have offered an array of misleading claims to promote their position on the...
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Give Biden a Chance? On Covid Aid, Some Trump Voters Just Might

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Some Republicans share those concerns. Sean Wiley, who voted twice for Mr. Trump and describes himself as a conservative libertarian, said the government needed to...