Food insecurity—already approaching record levels across the United States—could get even worse if federal programs lapse at the end of December. This line of cars was seen in Florida last week. (Photo by Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
These Huge COVID Relief Programs Are All About to Expire. It Couldn’t Come at a Worse Time.

Millions of Americans are facing a financial cliff on New Year's Day if Republicans refuse to pass another round of COVID-19 relief.

A section of Woodmont Ave. in Bethesda has been closed off to help local restaurants in need of more table space due to social distancing guidelines. There are tables in the middle of the road that would normally be filled with automobile traffic in Bethesda, Maryland on June 15, 2020. The project, called Bethesda Streetery runs from 11:00am to 10:00pm seven days a week. (Photo by Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
How One Town Gave Up Its Roads to Save Its Restaurants

Recognizing “Small Business Saturday” by taking a look at the struggles and triumphs of owners and entrepreneurs during COIVD.

Joe Biden address the nation as ballots are still being counted across the nation.
So, What Happens in a Presidential Transition, Anyway?

The Biden team has to hire thousands of people and figure out how they'll accomplish what they promised on the campaign trail.

With President Trump refusing to start the transition of power and a stalled stimulus bill, the economic future of the United States looks bleak and unemployment may spike again. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
Business Leaders to Trump: It’s Time to Start the Transition

While CEOs push Trump to begin the transition of power in hopes of avoiding economic devastation, Biden seeks to restart stimulus talks.

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They Helped Turn Out the Vote in Georgia. They’re Not Even Close to Being Done.

Meet the organizers still working to get Georgians back to the polls this January.

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12 Million People Are About To Lose Unemployment. It’s Going To Kick the Economy Off A Cliff.

A new report finds unemployment insurance will run out for millions Dec. 26, which could cause harm that ripples throughout the economy.

In this Feb. 11, 2005 file photo, trays of printed social security checks wait to be mailed from the U.S. Treasury's Financial Management services facility in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Bradley C. Bower, File)
One Last Cruel Gasp: The Trump Administration Is Trying To Make It Harder To Get Disability

The Social Security Administration wants to put their own lawyers, and not independent judges, in charge of hearing appeals.