Although the House has decided it's not safe for members to return to the Capitol at this stage of the pandemic, the Senate will resume work next week. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York, whose state has suffered…
By Andrew Taylor, Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
The coronavirus aid package flew through the Senate on Tuesday after Congress and the White House reached a deal to replenish a small-business payroll fund and provided new money for hospitals and testing.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
A key coronavirus rescue fund nearly exhausted, negotiations are accelerating in Washington over President Donald Trump’s $250 billion emergency request to help smaller employers across the country keep workers on their payroll.
By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
The pay would go to nurses, truck drivers grocery store clerks and others he said are are keeping Americans safe.
As millions of Americans find themselves suddenly unemployed and unsure that they can pay their bills, many are desperately awaiting federal aid. But are state and local governments able to deliver the trillions of dollars Congress and President Trump have…
By Lisa Mascaro, Zeke Miller, Associated Press
The White House is proposing a roughly $850 billion economic rescue package Tuesday amid the coronavirus outbreak, a sweeping stimulus for businesses and taxpayers amid unseen since the Great Recession of 2008.
In our news wrap Thursday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer insisted he had not threatened two Supreme Court justices on Wednesday, but he did voice regret. Schumer said he “shouldn’t have used the words” he had chosen when talking about…
By Associated Press
Roberts was responding to Schumer's remarks at a rally outside the court while a high-profile abortion case was being argued inside.
By Courtney Vinopal
Schumer said he would now gather his Democratic colleagues to decide how to proceed.
By Eric Tucker, Zeke Miller, Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
Sen. James Lankford of Oklahoma is floating an idea to subpoena Bolton’s book manuscript so senators can see the evidence themselves — in private. “We're not bargaining with them. We want four witnesses, and four sets of documents, then the…
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