President Biden’s COVID-19 relief plan passed in the Senate with a vote along party lines. Special Correspondent Jeff Greenfield joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the significance of the bill and what this means for the president’s legislative agenda and the…
By PBS NewsHour
A recession caused by the coronavirus pandemic and a burst of government spending will nearly quadruple the government’s budget deficit, the Congressional Budget Office said Friday.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
Senators from both parties agreed on the final text of a proposed, sweeping bill aimed at rescuing both the struggling medical sector and quickly collapsing United States economy late on Wednesday night.
By Lisa Desjardins
At the Capitol, tempers flared and emotions were raw as senators struggled over critically needed aid. Democrats argue the package is tilted toward corporations.
By Andrew Taylor, Jonathan Lemire, Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
By Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press
The U.S. economy grew at a solid 3.1 percent annual rate in the January-March quarter — a pace that will likely prove to be the high-water mark for the year before growth weakens in the coming months.
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