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Politics Jul 28Democrats, GOP far apart as virus aid talks intensify
The differences in Washington over the next coronavirus aid package are vast. And millions of Americans' jobless benefits, school reopenings and eviction protections are at stake.
Economy Jul 27Mnuchin, Pelosi talk virus relief as deadline looms
Unemployment assistance, eviction protections and other relief for millions of Americans are at stake as White House officials launch negotiations with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on a new coronavirus aid package that's teetering in Congress.
Politics Jul 26White House pushes narrow virus aid; Pelosi blasts GOP delay
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday assailed Republican “disarray” over a new pandemic relief package as the White House suggested a narrower effort might be necessary, at least for now.
Politics Jul 24White House, GOP at odds over jobless aid in virus bill
Negotiations over the next COVID-19 rescue bill are in flux.
Politics Jul 23White House drops payroll tax cut after GOP allies object
The White House has reluctantly dropped a bid to cut Social Security payroll taxes as Republicans unveil a $1 trillion COVID-19 rescue package on Thursday, ceding to opposition to the idea among top Senate allies.
Economy Jul 21Next virus aid package could easily swell past $1 trillion
At stake is funds to re-open schools, prop up small businesses, boost virus testing and keep cash flowing to Americans as the virus crisis worsens.
Politics Jul 21Trump, Congress square off over virus aid as crisis worsens
Divisions between the White House and Senate Republicans and differences with Democrats posed fresh challenges for a new federal aid package, with the U.S. crisis worsening and emergency relief about to expire.
Nation Jul 09Ousted U.S. prosecutor tells panel Barr ‘urged’ him to resign
The ousted U.S. attorney leading investigations into President Donald Trump’s allies has told the House Judiciary Committee that Attorney General William Barr pressured him to resign.
Politics Jun 26House passes sweeping police overhaul and Pelosi challenges Senate ‘to honor George Floyd’s life’
The collapse of a Senate Republican bill leaves final legislation in doubt.
Politics Jun 25WATCH: McCarthy addresses policing overhaul bill at weekly news briefing
After a policing overhaul collapsed in the Senate, House Democrats returned to Washington for a day heavy with emotion to vote on their sweeping proposal to address the global outcry.