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Top U.S. economic officials are being pressed for answers about government relief efforts amid COVID-19. Pennsylvania Republican Sen. Pat Toomey sits on the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, as well as the Congressional Oversight Commission that monitors spending…
Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown is the highest-ranking Democrat on the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, which held hearings Tuesday about the federal government’s pandemic relief efforts. Brown joins Judy Woodruff to discuss why he fears new virus outbreaks…
On Tuesday, top U.S. public health officials testified virtually about the coronavirus pandemic before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana is one of two medical doctors within the group. He joins…
As more states lift restrictions put in place to slow the coronavirus, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions is hearing from health officials on the pandemic response. One of the country's earliest outbreaks of COVID-19 was in…
On Tuesday, the Senate renewed its effort to mitigate economic pain caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Lawmakers approved a $483 billion relief package including money for hospitals, testing and small business lending -- especially targeted to business categories less successful…
Congress is reviewing a $2 trillion economic stimulus package to support U.S. businesses and workers amid the coronavirus pandemic. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been central to the negotiations, and she joins Judy Woodruff to discuss why she is satisfied…
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
Senate records show that Burr and his wife sold between roughly $600,000 and $1.7 million in more than 30 separate transactions in late January and mid-February, just before the market began to fall and as government health officials began to…
By Lisa Mascaro, Zeke Miller, Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
The upcoming economic package alone could exceed $1 trillion, a rescue plan not seen since the Great Recession.
By Matt Volz, Associated Press
After Bullock ended his long-shot presidential bid in December, he insisted he would not run for the Senate. Former President Barack Obama and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer met with Bullock to change his mind.
By Lisa Desjardins
The PBS NewsHour tracked every question senators asked during the impeachment trial. See what was asked, as well as which topics got the most attention.
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