By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
Pelosi says she told Trump's chief negotiator she's willing to consider a measure to prop up the airline industry, but only if that aid comes alongside a broader bill with health protocols that Democrats say are needed to "crush the…
By Aamer Madhani, Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
President Donald Trump says he has instructed aides to stop negotiating on a coronavirus aid plan until after the election, roiling stock markets hoping for an economic boost for hard-hit industries such as the airlines.
By Andrew Taylor, Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
Thursday's mostly party-line vote capped weeks of wrangling over a fifth relief bill that all sides say they want but are unable to deliver.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
The legislation was supposed to deliver another round of $1,200 direct payments to most Americans, help schools and local governments and restore more generous unemployment benefits. Now all of that is at risk.
By Associated Press
With talks on emergency coronavirus aid having stalled out, both sides played the blame game Thursday rather than make any serious moves to try to break their stalemate.
By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
President Donald Trump said Thursday that he opposes additional funding for the U.S. Postal Service, acknowledging that his position would starve the agency of money Democrats say it needs to process an anticipated surge in mail-in ballots during the coronavirus…
By Matt Ott, Associated Press
U.S. budget deficit climbed to $2.81 trillion in the first 10 months of the budget year. That exceeds any on record, and it's expected to eventually reach levels more than double the nation's largest recorded annual deficit.
President Donald Trump is expected to hold a press briefing Wednesday on the nation's response to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.
This makes it increasingly likely that Washington gridlock will mean more hardship for millions of people who are losing enhanced jobless benefits and further damage for an economy pummeled by the still-raging coronavirus.
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.
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