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Third stimulus checks: Dems propose $1,400 payments as part of Biden virus relief...
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Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee are proposing an additional $1,400 in direct payments to individuals, bolstered unemployment benefits and more generous tax breaks for families with children and for lower earners. The panel is unveiling its
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-02-09 03:36 UTC
More Voices Push to Lower Income Maximum on COVID-19 Payments...
Leading Democrats are considering lowering the income maximum for individuals to receive the third round of so-called COVID-19 stimulus checks, with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce calling for denying those making more than $50,000 and the Republicans having
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-02-05 23:22 UTC
Janet Yellen Reveals Plans for Bitcoin — Sees Cryptocurrencies Used Mainly for Illicit Financing...
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Janet Yellen, Joe Biden's pick for the Treasury Secretary, has revealed her policy for cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin. She claims that cryptocurrencies are mainly used for illicit financing and their use needs to be curtailed. Janet Yellen Reveal
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-20 22:08 UTC
Treasury Secretary nominee Janet Yellen calls for "big" action at Senate confirmation hearing...
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Incoming Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden said he hopes the full Senate can vote on Yellen's confirmation on Thursday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-20 22:07 UTC
$1.9T stimulus proposal: Biden to push for a third check, more unemployment money, more...
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With less than a week to go until the inauguration, President-elect Joe Biden outlines his plans for the next economic stimulus and relief package. Here's what's in it.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-18 05:20 UTC
Stimulus checks: Delivery update, rebate, income limit, payment rights, third check timing...
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Has the IRS stopped sending $600 stimulus checks? How do you claim your missing money? What's Biden's proposal for a third stimulus check? We answer these questions and more.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-17 21:50 UTC
New $400 weekly unemployment bonus? Everything we know about Biden's plan so far...
President-elect Joe Biden reveals his American Rescue Plan with more money for unemployed workers.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-15 07:53 UTC
The next battle over the third stimulus check for $2,000 has already begun...
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The latest objection to a larger, $2,000 check has come from an unexpected source. Here's what's playing out now.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-09 16:44 UTC
Special New Years Day Session: Senate again blocks vote on $2000 stimulus package...
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McConnell during a special New Years Day session of the Senate called the bill a "universal cash giveaway" and wants to push for more targeted aid to people who really need it.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-01 23:51 UTC
Trump's $2,000 checks stall in Senate as GOP blocks vote...
President Donald Trump's push for bigger $2,000 COVID-19 relief checks stalled out Tuesday in the Senate as Republicans blocked a swift vote proposed by Democrats and split within their own ranks over whether to boost spending or defy the White House.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-30 00:27 UTC
McConnell Faces Stimulus Dilemma As Democrats -- And Many Republicans, Side With Trump Over $2,000 Checks...
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McConnell Faces Stimulus Dilemma As Democrats -- And Many Republicans, Side With Trump Over $2,000 Checks Senate Republicans are facing an optics nightmare after 44 House Republicans joined 231 Democrats on Monday to pass a bill which would increase stimu
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-29 16:58 UTC
Trump to sign stimulus bill? President teases 'good news' amid backlash over $2,000 check demands...
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President Trump may have indicated he'll sign the stimulus bill ahead of the government shutdown. The news comes hours before the House votes Monday on a $2,000 stimulus check.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-28 01:26 UTC
Trump signs COVID-19 relief bill with $600 stimulus checks...
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President Trump on Sunday signed a $2.3 trillion COVID-19 relief and government funding bill that includes $600 stimulus checks for most Americans. The nearly 5,600-page bill passed the House and S...
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-28 01:24 UTC
New Yorkers Call For President To Sign Latest Coronavirus Stimulus Plan As Unemployment Benefits Run Out...
People in Brooklyn are hitting the streets, demanding the president sign the latest $900 billion coronavirus stimulus plan.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-27 18:27 UTC
Trump's inaction on stimulus bill leaves Georgia's GOP runoff candidates in awkward spot...
President Donald Trump's waffling over the $900 billion Covid relief package, which he has yet to sign, is leaving his fellow Republicans in Georgia in a tough spot as they fight to maintain control of the US Senate.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-27 01:36 UTC
Millions set to lose unemployment benefits at midnight TONIGHT as Trump refuses to sign coronavirus relief bill...
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MILLIONS of Americans will lose their unemployment benefits at midnight Saturday unless President Donald Trump signs the coronavirus relief bill. Trump instigated a standoff over stimulus checks with Congress with his drawn-out refusal to sign the biparti
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-27 01:31 UTC
$2,000 second stimulus check update: House to vote Monday on a standalone stimulus bill...
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The stimulus check saga continues after President Trump demands a $2,000 second stimulus check to replace the $600 maximum in this week's COVID-19 relief bill. Here's what's happening now and what could happen next.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-24 17:43 UTC
House action on Trump's $2,000 stimulus check demand expected Thursday...
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House Republicans are expected to block the vote Thursday, but Democrats may try again Monday with a possible federal government shutdown on the line.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-24 06:22 UTC
AOC, Rashida Tlaib Say Legislation Is Ready After Trump, Pelosi Call for $2,000 Stimulus Check...
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"Send the bill back, and we will put in the $2,000 we've been fighting for that your party has been blocking," tweeted Michigan Representative Rashida Tlaib.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-23 03:25 UTC
What's in the new stimulus bill? $300 weekly unemployment bonus, $600 checks, more...
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The final version of a $900 billion stimulus bill will reportedly include a second stimulus payment. Here's what else we think is inside.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-17 08:26 UTC
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