Stories tagged: "coronavirus aid"


Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks at the William "Hicks" Anderson Community Center in Wilmington, Del.
Biden Demands Trump Deliver Federal COVID Response as Nearly 1,400 Die in a Single Day

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden demands a united national response to the coronavirus crisis, while Trump writes off mounting deaths.

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‘Everyone’s Freaked Out’: Parents Across the U.S. Are Agonizing About the Fate of Public Schools

"She was quite frankly very miserable … not having any peer interaction, not having any teacher interaction.”

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., center, speaks during a news conference on on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, July 27, 2020, to highlight the Republican proposal for the next coronavirus stimulus bill. Joining Graham, from left, is Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., Sent. Tim Scott, R-S.C., and Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
The GOP Stimulus Bill Guts Unemployment But Somehow Finds $7 Billion for Weapons

After two months of inaction, Senate Republicans on Monday finally released their own proposal, a roughly $1 trillion package that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called “pathetic.”

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, July 20, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
‘What in the Hell Are We Doing?’: GOP Splits on How to Move Forward on Next Relief Package

A lunch session Tuesday grew heated as key Republican senators complained about big spending, vowing to stall the relief bill’s passage.

In this June 25, 2020, file photo, a physician assistant prepares to collect a nasal swab sample from a patient for COVID-19 testing at Xpress Urgent Care in Tustin, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
White House Is Opposing GOP Plan to Provide $25 Billion to States for COVID Testing

These delays and the lack of adequate testing are “making people sicker, are making the outbreaks bigger, and are leading to more deaths."

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This Woman’s Unemployment Will Go From $725 to $125 if Congress Doesn’t Extend Benefits. She’s Not Alone.

“Every single material hardship you can think about is going to increase if we don't extend the $600 pandemic unemployment compensation."

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Lobbyists Connected to Trump Got Clients More Than $10 Billion in Coronavirus Aid

“The swamp is alive and well in Washington, D.C."