Politics Mar 28

Hawks no more: Fiscal conservatives embrace rescue package

Republicans who have spent the past decade howling about the danger of ballooning deficits embraced the coronavirus rescue package approved by Congress and signed by President Donald Trump, shrugging off past concerns about spending in the face of a public…

Politics Mar 27

Trump signs $2.2 trillion stimulus after swift congressional votes

Acting with unity and resolve unseen since the 9/11 attacks, Washington moved urgently to stem an economic free fall caused by widespread restrictions meant to slow the spread of the virus that have shuttered schools, closed businesses and brought American…

Politics Mar 27

The American Flag flies at the U.S. Capitol Building, as Mayor Muriel Bowser declared a State of Emergency due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Photo by Tom Brenner/Reuters
House plan on $2.2 trillion virus relief bill hits last-minute snag

House leaders' plan for swift action on a $2.2 trillion package to ease the coronavirus pandemic's devastating toll on the U.S. economy and health care system has run into complications. A maverick conservative lawmaker has threatened to delay passage until…

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