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Politics Mar 24WATCH: Senate small business committee holds hearing on COVID-19 relief programs
The Biden administration is considering a bump in the corporate tax rate to 28 percent, up from the current 21 percent, after the Trump administration cut it from 35 percent. Tax increases on higher-income Americans are also being considered.
Economy Dec 24America’s jobless meet a bleak holiday season
Millions of Americans have been jobless since the viral pandemic ripped through the U.S. economy in March, triggering a deep recession and causing widespread unemployment.
Politics Aug 22AP FACT CHECK: What the Dems didn’t say, and what Trump did
Joe Biden and fellow Democrats spun an assortment of facts to their benefit in their national convention. Meanwhile President Donald Trump flooded the zone with falsehoods, some so apparent that anyone with access to the internet could see the folly…
Economy Apr 15More states begin to pay additional $600 in unemployment aid
At least 32 states will provide the extra federal benefits by the end of this week -- nearly a month after businesses began shutting down across the country because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Health Mar 17State and local officials take harder line on novel coronavirus
Nearly 7 million people in the San Francisco area were all but confined to their homes Tuesday while Florida put a damper on spring break by ordering the closing of all bars, as state and local officials took an increasingly…
Nation Mar 17Government issues historic restrictions amid virus outbreak
The official reaction to the coronavirus emergency varied dramatically from place to place in the U.S., despite new, more urgent warnings from the Trump administration, which called on Americans not to gather in groups of more than 10 and advised…