Politics Sep 18

Democrats set to unveil stopgap bill to prevent shutdown

House Democrats are preparing a temporary spending bill that’s needed to avert a government shutdown at the end of the month. It’s a lowest-common-denominator, bare-minimum measure that befits a deeply polarized Congress.

Aug 04

Democrats, Republicans dig in on virus relief bill

Progress is coming slowly as lawmakers craft another major response to the coronavirus pandemic. Negotiators on the huge relief bill met Monday in the Capitol as issues like food for the poor and aid to schools moved to the forefront.

Jul 27

Mnuchin, 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.

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