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4 Republican senators call for more stimulus payments after McConnell pumps breaks on further relief

4 Republican senators call for more stimulus payments after McConnell pumps breaks on further relief

McConnell recently said the country should "take a pause" on emergency spending bills, adding that the federal government could not "prop the economy up foreve [...] Read full article: 4 Republican senators call for more stim...→

4 Republican senators call for more stimulus payments after McConnell pumps breaks on further relief

4 Republican senators call for more stimulus payments after McConnell pumps breaks on further relief

McConnell recently said the country should "take a pause" on emergency spending bills, adding that the federal government could not "prop the economy up foreve [...] Read full article: 4 Republican senators call for more stim...→

Protesters around Florida call for faster payments from Department of Economic Opportunity

Protesters around Florida call for faster payments from Department of Economic Opportunity

Protesters gathered outside state offices in three cities, Wednesday, calling for a fix to Florida’s unemployment system. It comes after some have tried for mo [...] Read full article: Protesters around Florida call for faste...→

Senators call for independent probe of ‘Project Air Bridge’ and role of Medline, other companies

Senators call for independent probe of ‘Project Air Bridge’ and role of Medline, other companies

Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Richard Blumenthal and Charles Schumer are asking the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee about COVID-19 supply distribution. Me [...] Read full article: Senators call for independent probe of ‘...→

People are donating their stimulus payments to help pay bail for George Floyd protesters

People are donating their stimulus payments to help pay bail for George Floyd protesters

Millions of dollars have been raised to support groups helping to pay bail for people arrested amid demonstrations. Read full article: People are donating their stimulus payme...→

Republican Senators Say Governor Whitmer Lied About Husband's Boat Call

Republican Senators Say Governor Whitmer Lied About Husband's Boat Call

Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey questioned why her staff contacted his office Friday to successfully push Republican Sen. Tom Barrett to delete his Faceboo [...] Read full article: Republican Senators Say Governor Whitmer...→

Sen. McConnell: Senate 'Likely' to Pass Another Virus Stimulus Bill

Sen. McConnell: Senate 'Likely' to Pass Another Virus Stimulus Bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Tuesday expect to see the Senate working toward passing another coronavirus stimulus bill. Read full article: Sen. McConnell: Senate 'Likely' to Pass ...→

Republican senators upset Planned Parenthood affiliates may have received PPP funds

Republican senators upset Planned Parenthood affiliates may have received PPP funds

Planned Parenthood said complaints it received PPP funds are a "clear political attack" and denies any wrongdoing. Read full article: Republican senators upset Planned Parent...→

GOP Senators Call for Probe of Planned Parenthood Coronavirus Funds

GOP Senators Call for Probe of Planned Parenthood Coronavirus Funds

Twenty-seven Republican senators are asking Attorney General William Barr to investigate abortion provider Planned Parenthood and its affiliates for fraud in c [...] Read full article: GOP Senators Call for Probe of Planned P...→

Cotton calls for withholding stimulus funds from states, cities where illegal immigrants get payments

Cotton calls for withholding stimulus funds from states, cities where illegal immigrants get payments

Senate Armed Services Committee member Tom Cotton, R-Ark., joined "Hannity" Tuesday to discuss his proposed legislation that would prevent the federal governme [...] Read full article: Cotton calls for withholding stimulus fu...→

Kentucky Senate primary race to decide who challenges Mitch McConnell too close to call

Kentucky Senate primary race to decide who challenges Mitch McConnell too close to call

Amy McGrath, has a slight edge in a challenge from state representative Charles Booker. In New York, House Foreign Affairs Chair Eliot Engel is behind progress [...] Read full article: Kentucky Senate primary race to decide w...→

Republican senators refuse to back Trump’s 'treason' claim against Obama

Republican senators refuse to back Trump’s 'treason' claim against Obama

Accusing the former president of such a crime was overreach, according to lawmakers who normally back Trump. Read full article: Republican senators refuse to back Trump...→

Vulnerable Republican senators leave Trump out of campaign ads

Vulnerable Republican senators leave Trump out of campaign ads

Most are using their campaign ads to highlight their efforts to help Americans through the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Vulnerable Republican senators leave Tru...→

U.S. government chose plastic for stimulus payments, when many were expecting paper checks

U.S. government chose plastic for stimulus payments, when many were expecting paper checks

Colorado residents have thrown away government-issued debit cards loaded with thousands of dollars, and they describe a frustrating process when it comes to tr [...] Read full article: U.S. government chose plastic for stimul...→

With over 1.6 million applications backlogged, Republican senators urge State Dept. to resume passport processing

With over 1.6 million applications backlogged, Republican senators urge State Dept. to resume passport processing

With coronavirus restrictions closing U.S. embassies, consulates, and passport offices, there is now a backlog of over 1.6 million Americans waiting for their [...] Read full article: With over 1.6 million applications backl...→

Republican Senate candidate John James says it's pointless to call out Trump's racism in leaked audio

Republican Senate candidate John James says it's pointless to call out Trump's racism in leaked audio

Republican candidate for Senate John James privately told Black leaders that he thought there was no point in publicly calling out President Donald Trump’s rac [...] Read full article: Republican Senate candidate John James s...→

Senators call for ‘immediate’ UN Security Council meeting on Hong Kong situation

Senators call for ‘immediate’ UN Security Council meeting on Hong Kong situation

Bipartisan group of Senators calls for an “immediate” UN Security Council meeting after China’s approval of Hong Kong national security law. Read full article: Senators call for ‘immediate’ UN Securit...→

Republican Senators Encourage Trump Not to Suspend Worker Visas

Republican Senators Encourage Trump Not to Suspend Worker Visas

Some key Republican senators have asked the Trump administration not to prevent visas for temporary workers during the coronavirus pandemic, The Hill reported. [...] Read full article: Republican Senators Encourage Trump Not ...→

Mark Cuban calls for new stimulus payments to families, says PPP loans created 'zombie companies'

Mark Cuban calls for new stimulus payments to families, says PPP loans created 'zombie companies'

Billionaire entrepreneur and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said on “America’s Newsroom” on Tuesday that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) created “zomb [...] Read full article: Mark Cuban calls for new stimulus paymen...→

Will there be a second stimulus for Americans? Everything Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said

Will there be a second stimulus for Americans? Everything Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said it was likely fewer unemployment benefits would be included in a second economic relief package. Read full article: Will there be a second stimulus for Amer...→

Pennsylvania Republican Senators Propose Limiting Gov. Wolf's Power In Response To Stay-At-Home Orders

Pennsylvania Republican Senators Propose Limiting Gov. Wolf's Power In Response To Stay-At-Home Orders

Democrats insist the legislation goes too far, saying voters gave the governor that power when he was elected into office. Read full article: Pennsylvania Republican Senators Propose...→

Several GOP senators press for more stimulus payments during coronavirus crisis

Several GOP senators press for more stimulus payments during coronavirus crisis

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has sought to hit pause on the government’s massive spending for coronavirus-related relief packages, but several of his [...] Read full article: Several GOP senators press for more stim...→

3 GOP Senators Call For Federal Investigation Into MPD, Say State's Human Right's Probe Won't Be Fair

3 GOP Senators Call For Federal Investigation Into MPD, Say State's Human Right's Probe Won't Be Fair

The senators also wrote in the letter they feared for the civil rights of Minneapolis residents after the city council voted to quote "dismantle" the police de [...] Read full article: 3 GOP Senators Call For Federal Investig...→

Will Americans Get Another Round of Stimulus Payments? Your Top Questions Answered

Will Americans Get Another Round of Stimulus Payments? Your Top Questions Answered

For many Americans, federal stimulus payments are a lifeline during this period of extreme financial stress. And yet, many questions remain unanswered in the e [...] Read full article: Will Americans Get Another Round of Stim...→

IRS warns on continuing COVID-19 scams, as $30B in stimulus payments could be stolen

IRS warns on continuing COVID-19 scams, as $30B in stimulus payments could be stolen

Scammers are continuing to use the coronavirus pandemic as cover for schemes to steal personal information and money, the IRS has warned.  Read full article: IRS warns on continuing COVID-19 scams, ...→

Senators call for investigation into Trump administration’s PPE sourcing (LIVE UPDATES)

Three Senate Democrats are turning up the investigative heat on the Trump administration’s Project Air Bridge, which flew in — at the height of the COVID-19 pa [...] Read full article: Senators call for investigation into Tru...→

While some still await their stimulus check, others return payments they shouldn't have received

While some still await their stimulus check, others return payments they shouldn't have received

The Internal Revenue Service has outlined details on what to do if you receive a payment you may not be entitled to. Read full article: While some still await their stimulus ch...→

GOP lawmakers push bill to stop states giving stimulus payments to illegal immigrants

GOP lawmakers push bill to stop states giving stimulus payments to illegal immigrants

Republican lawmakers in the House and Senate have introduced legislation that would stop money being sent to states issuing coronavirus-related stimulus checks [...] Read full article: GOP lawmakers push bill to stop states g...→

Anti-Trump Republican group releases new ad taking aim at

Anti-Trump Republican group releases new ad taking aim at "Rich Mitch" McConnell in GOP leader's home state

"After 35 years, Kentuckians are still waiting for the kinds of opportunities Mitch worked so hard to give himself," the Lincoln Project's Thursday advertiseme [...] Read full article: Anti-Trump Republican group releases new...→

6 things to know about prepaid debit card stimulus payments

6 things to know about prepaid debit card stimulus payments

Four million U.S. residents who are eligible for economic impact payments under the CARES Act will receive them through prepaid debit cards, which the Treasury [...] Read full article: 6 things to know about prepaid debit car...→

New stimulus could come in

New stimulus could come in "next month or so," McConnell says as pressure mounts to restart economy

The Kentucky Republican has said in recent weeks that he is eyeing another stimulus worth around $1 trillion that likely will not include another round of chec [...] Read full article: New stimulus could come in "next month o...→

McConnell says Senate 'not quite ready' to craft new stimulus: 'It won't be a $3 trillion left-wing wish list'

McConnell says Senate 'not quite ready' to craft new stimulus: 'It won't be a $3 trillion left-wing wish list'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told "The Story with Martha MacCallum" Thursday that the Senate is "not quite ready to intelligently" lay out th [...] Read full article: McConnell says Senate 'not quite ready' ...→

Republican senators demand that DOJ investigate how Planned Parenthood got coronavirus relief aid

Republican senators demand that DOJ investigate how Planned Parenthood got coronavirus relief aid

A group of Republican senators Thursday urged the Justice Department to investigate how dozens of Planned Parenthood affiliates received more than $80 million [...] Read full article: Republican senators demand that DOJ inve...→

McConnell endorses Senate Republican investigation of Mueller probe

McConnell endorses Senate Republican investigation of Mueller probe

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell gave a full-throated endorsement of an aggressive Senate Republican investigation of the Mueller probe. Read full article: McConnell endorses Senate Republican inv...→

3 GOP Senators Call For Federal Investigation Into MPD, Say State's Human Right's Probe Won't Be Fair

3 GOP Senators Call For Federal Investigation Into MPD, Say State's Human Right's Probe Won't Be Fair

The senators also wrote in the letter they feared for the civil rights of Minneapolis residents after the city council voted to quote "dismantle" the police de [...] Read full article: 3 GOP Senators Call For Federal Investig...→

Republican senators refuse to back Trump’s 'treason' claim against Obama

Republican senators refuse to back Trump’s 'treason' claim against Obama

Accusing the former president of such a crime was overreach, according to lawmakers who normally back Trump. Read full article: Republican senators refuse to back Trump...→

IRS warns on continuing COVID-19 scams, as $30B in stimulus payments could be stolen

IRS warns on continuing COVID-19 scams, as $30B in stimulus payments could be stolen

Scammers are continuing to use the coronavirus pandemic as cover for schemes to steal personal information and money, the IRS has warned.  Read full article: IRS warns on continuing COVID-19 scams, ...→

Senators call for independent probe of ‘Project Air Bridge’ and role of Medline, other companies

Senators call for independent probe of ‘Project Air Bridge’ and role of Medline, other companies

Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Richard Blumenthal and Charles Schumer are asking the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee about COVID-19 supply distribution. Me [...] Read full article: Senators call for independent probe of ‘...→

With over 1.6 million applications backlogged, Republican senators urge State Dept. to resume passport processing

With over 1.6 million applications backlogged, Republican senators urge State Dept. to resume passport processing

With coronavirus restrictions closing U.S. embassies, consulates, and passport offices, there is now a backlog of over 1.6 million Americans waiting for their [...] Read full article: With over 1.6 million applications backl...→

People are donating their stimulus payments to help pay bail for George Floyd protesters

People are donating their stimulus payments to help pay bail for George Floyd protesters

Millions of dollars have been raised to support groups helping to pay bail for people arrested amid demonstrations. Read full article: People are donating their stimulus payme...→

GOP lawmakers push bill to stop states giving stimulus payments to illegal immigrants

GOP lawmakers push bill to stop states giving stimulus payments to illegal immigrants

Republican lawmakers in the House and Senate have introduced legislation that would stop money being sent to states issuing coronavirus-related stimulus checks [...] Read full article: GOP lawmakers push bill to stop states g...→

Senators call for ‘immediate’ UN Security Council meeting on Hong Kong situation

Senators call for ‘immediate’ UN Security Council meeting on Hong Kong situation

Bipartisan group of Senators calls for an “immediate” UN Security Council meeting after China’s approval of Hong Kong national security law. Read full article: Senators call for ‘immediate’ UN Securit...→

Republican Senators Say Governor Whitmer Lied About Husband's Boat Call

Republican Senators Say Governor Whitmer Lied About Husband's Boat Call

Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey questioned why her staff contacted his office Friday to successfully push Republican Sen. Tom Barrett to delete his Faceboo [...] Read full article: Republican Senators Say Governor Whitmer...→

6 things to know about prepaid debit card stimulus payments

6 things to know about prepaid debit card stimulus payments

Four million U.S. residents who are eligible for economic impact payments under the CARES Act will receive them through prepaid debit cards, which the Treasury [...] Read full article: 6 things to know about prepaid debit car...→

Mark Cuban calls for new stimulus payments to families, says PPP loans created 'zombie companies'

Mark Cuban calls for new stimulus payments to families, says PPP loans created 'zombie companies'

Billionaire entrepreneur and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said on “America’s Newsroom” on Tuesday that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) created “zomb [...] Read full article: Mark Cuban calls for new stimulus paymen...→

Republican senators upset Planned Parenthood affiliates may have received PPP funds

Republican senators upset Planned Parenthood affiliates may have received PPP funds

Planned Parenthood said complaints it received PPP funds are a "clear political attack" and denies any wrongdoing. Read full article: Republican senators upset Planned Parent...→

McConnell says Senate 'not quite ready' to craft new stimulus: 'It won't be a $3 trillion left-wing wish list'

McConnell says Senate 'not quite ready' to craft new stimulus: 'It won't be a $3 trillion left-wing wish list'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told "The Story with Martha MacCallum" Thursday that the Senate is "not quite ready to intelligently" lay out th [...] Read full article: McConnell says Senate 'not quite ready' ...→

Pennsylvania Republican Senators Propose Limiting Gov. Wolf's Power In Response To Stay-At-Home Orders

Pennsylvania Republican Senators Propose Limiting Gov. Wolf's Power In Response To Stay-At-Home Orders

Democrats insist the legislation goes too far, saying voters gave the governor that power when he was elected into office. Read full article: Pennsylvania Republican Senators Propose...→

Cotton calls for withholding stimulus funds from states, cities where illegal immigrants get payments

Cotton calls for withholding stimulus funds from states, cities where illegal immigrants get payments

Senate Armed Services Committee member Tom Cotton, R-Ark., joined "Hannity" Tuesday to discuss his proposed legislation that would prevent the federal governme [...] Read full article: Cotton calls for withholding stimulus fu...→

Kentucky Senate primary race to decide who challenges Mitch McConnell too close to call

Kentucky Senate primary race to decide who challenges Mitch McConnell too close to call

Amy McGrath, has a slight edge in a challenge from state representative Charles Booker. In New York, House Foreign Affairs Chair Eliot Engel is behind progress [...] Read full article: Kentucky Senate primary race to decide w...→

Will Americans Get Another Round of Stimulus Payments? Your Top Questions Answered

Will Americans Get Another Round of Stimulus Payments? Your Top Questions Answered

For many Americans, federal stimulus payments are a lifeline during this period of extreme financial stress. And yet, many questions remain unanswered in the e [...] Read full article: Will Americans Get Another Round of Stim...→

Vulnerable Republican senators leave Trump out of campaign ads

Vulnerable Republican senators leave Trump out of campaign ads

Most are using their campaign ads to highlight their efforts to help Americans through the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Vulnerable Republican senators leave Tru...→

Protesters around Florida call for faster payments from Department of Economic Opportunity

Protesters around Florida call for faster payments from Department of Economic Opportunity

Protesters gathered outside state offices in three cities, Wednesday, calling for a fix to Florida’s unemployment system. It comes after some have tried for mo [...] Read full article: Protesters around Florida call for faste...→

Senators call for investigation into Trump administration’s PPE sourcing (LIVE UPDATES)

Three Senate Democrats are turning up the investigative heat on the Trump administration’s Project Air Bridge, which flew in — at the height of the COVID-19 pa [...] Read full article: Senators call for investigation into Tru...→

U.S. government chose plastic for stimulus payments, when many were expecting paper checks

U.S. government chose plastic for stimulus payments, when many were expecting paper checks

Colorado residents have thrown away government-issued debit cards loaded with thousands of dollars, and they describe a frustrating process when it comes to tr [...] Read full article: U.S. government chose plastic for stimul...→

While some still await their stimulus check, others return payments they shouldn't have received

While some still await their stimulus check, others return payments they shouldn't have received

The Internal Revenue Service has outlined details on what to do if you receive a payment you may not be entitled to. Read full article: While some still await their stimulus ch...→

Republican Senate candidate John James says it's pointless to call out Trump's racism in leaked audio

Republican Senate candidate John James says it's pointless to call out Trump's racism in leaked audio

Republican candidate for Senate John James privately told Black leaders that he thought there was no point in publicly calling out President Donald Trump’s rac [...] Read full article: Republican Senate candidate John James s...→

Anti-Trump Republican group releases new ad taking aim at

Anti-Trump Republican group releases new ad taking aim at "Rich Mitch" McConnell in GOP leader's home state

"After 35 years, Kentuckians are still waiting for the kinds of opportunities Mitch worked so hard to give himself," the Lincoln Project's Thursday advertiseme [...] Read full article: Anti-Trump Republican group releases new...→

Republican Senators Encourage Trump Not to Suspend Worker Visas

Republican Senators Encourage Trump Not to Suspend Worker Visas

Some key Republican senators have asked the Trump administration not to prevent visas for temporary workers during the coronavirus pandemic, The Hill reported. [...] Read full article: Republican Senators Encourage Trump Not ...→

Sen. McConnell: Senate 'Likely' to Pass Another Virus Stimulus Bill

Sen. McConnell: Senate 'Likely' to Pass Another Virus Stimulus Bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Tuesday expect to see the Senate working toward passing another coronavirus stimulus bill. Read full article: Sen. McConnell: Senate 'Likely' to Pass ...→

New stimulus could come in

New stimulus could come in "next month or so," McConnell says as pressure mounts to restart economy

The Kentucky Republican has said in recent weeks that he is eyeing another stimulus worth around $1 trillion that likely will not include another round of chec [...] Read full article: New stimulus could come in "next month o...→

Will there be a second stimulus for Americans? Everything Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said

Will there be a second stimulus for Americans? Everything Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said it was likely fewer unemployment benefits would be included in a second economic relief package. Read full article: Will there be a second stimulus for Amer...→

GOP Senators Call for Probe of Planned Parenthood Coronavirus Funds

GOP Senators Call for Probe of Planned Parenthood Coronavirus Funds

Twenty-seven Republican senators are asking Attorney General William Barr to investigate abortion provider Planned Parenthood and its affiliates for fraud in c [...] Read full article: GOP Senators Call for Probe of Planned P...→

Republican senators demand that DOJ investigate how Planned Parenthood got coronavirus relief aid

Republican senators demand that DOJ investigate how Planned Parenthood got coronavirus relief aid

A group of Republican senators Thursday urged the Justice Department to investigate how dozens of Planned Parenthood affiliates received more than $80 million [...] Read full article: Republican senators demand that DOJ inve...→

Several GOP senators press for more stimulus payments during coronavirus crisis

Several GOP senators press for more stimulus payments during coronavirus crisis

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has sought to hit pause on the government’s massive spending for coronavirus-related relief packages, but several of his [...] Read full article: Several GOP senators press for more stim...→

McConnell endorses Senate Republican investigation of Mueller probe

McConnell endorses Senate Republican investigation of Mueller probe

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell gave a full-throated endorsement of an aggressive Senate Republican investigation of the Mueller probe. Read full article: McConnell endorses Senate Republican inv...→

Kentucky Senate primary race to decide who challenges Mitch McConnell too close to call

Kentucky Senate primary race to decide who challenges Mitch McConnell too close to call

Amy McGrath, has a slight edge in a challenge from state representative Charles Booker. In New York, House Foreign Affairs Chair Eliot Engel is behind progress [...] Read full article: Kentucky Senate primary race to decide w...→

3 GOP Senators Call For Federal Investigation Into MPD, Say State's Human Right's Probe Won't Be Fair

3 GOP Senators Call For Federal Investigation Into MPD, Say State's Human Right's Probe Won't Be Fair

The senators also wrote in the letter they feared for the civil rights of Minneapolis residents after the city council voted to quote "dismantle" the police de [...] Read full article: 3 GOP Senators Call For Federal Investig...→

Republican senators refuse to back Trump’s 'treason' claim against Obama

Republican senators refuse to back Trump’s 'treason' claim against Obama

Accusing the former president of such a crime was overreach, according to lawmakers who normally back Trump. Read full article: Republican senators refuse to back Trump...→

Will Americans Get Another Round of Stimulus Payments? Your Top Questions Answered

Will Americans Get Another Round of Stimulus Payments? Your Top Questions Answered

For many Americans, federal stimulus payments are a lifeline during this period of extreme financial stress. And yet, many questions remain unanswered in the e [...] Read full article: Will Americans Get Another Round of Stim...→

Vulnerable Republican senators leave Trump out of campaign ads

Vulnerable Republican senators leave Trump out of campaign ads

Most are using their campaign ads to highlight their efforts to help Americans through the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Vulnerable Republican senators leave Tru...→

IRS warns on continuing COVID-19 scams, as $30B in stimulus payments could be stolen

IRS warns on continuing COVID-19 scams, as $30B in stimulus payments could be stolen

Scammers are continuing to use the coronavirus pandemic as cover for schemes to steal personal information and money, the IRS has warned.  Read full article: IRS warns on continuing COVID-19 scams, ...→

Protesters around Florida call for faster payments from Department of Economic Opportunity

Protesters around Florida call for faster payments from Department of Economic Opportunity

Protesters gathered outside state offices in three cities, Wednesday, calling for a fix to Florida’s unemployment system. It comes after some have tried for mo [...] Read full article: Protesters around Florida call for faste...→

Senators call for investigation into Trump administration’s PPE sourcing (LIVE UPDATES)

Three Senate Democrats are turning up the investigative heat on the Trump administration’s Project Air Bridge, which flew in — at the height of the COVID-19 pa [...] Read full article: Senators call for investigation into Tru...→

Senators call for independent probe of ‘Project Air Bridge’ and role of Medline, other companies

Senators call for independent probe of ‘Project Air Bridge’ and role of Medline, other companies

Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Richard Blumenthal and Charles Schumer are asking the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee about COVID-19 supply distribution. Me [...] Read full article: Senators call for independent probe of ‘...→

U.S. government chose plastic for stimulus payments, when many were expecting paper checks

U.S. government chose plastic for stimulus payments, when many were expecting paper checks

Colorado residents have thrown away government-issued debit cards loaded with thousands of dollars, and they describe a frustrating process when it comes to tr [...] Read full article: U.S. government chose plastic for stimul...→

With over 1.6 million applications backlogged, Republican senators urge State Dept. to resume passport processing

With over 1.6 million applications backlogged, Republican senators urge State Dept. to resume passport processing

With coronavirus restrictions closing U.S. embassies, consulates, and passport offices, there is now a backlog of over 1.6 million Americans waiting for their [...] Read full article: With over 1.6 million applications backl...→

While some still await their stimulus check, others return payments they shouldn't have received

While some still await their stimulus check, others return payments they shouldn't have received

The Internal Revenue Service has outlined details on what to do if you receive a payment you may not be entitled to. Read full article: While some still await their stimulus ch...→

People are donating their stimulus payments to help pay bail for George Floyd protesters

People are donating their stimulus payments to help pay bail for George Floyd protesters

Millions of dollars have been raised to support groups helping to pay bail for people arrested amid demonstrations. Read full article: People are donating their stimulus payme...→

Republican Senate candidate John James says it's pointless to call out Trump's racism in leaked audio

Republican Senate candidate John James says it's pointless to call out Trump's racism in leaked audio

Republican candidate for Senate John James privately told Black leaders that he thought there was no point in publicly calling out President Donald Trump’s rac [...] Read full article: Republican Senate candidate John James s...→

GOP lawmakers push bill to stop states giving stimulus payments to illegal immigrants

GOP lawmakers push bill to stop states giving stimulus payments to illegal immigrants

Republican lawmakers in the House and Senate have introduced legislation that would stop money being sent to states issuing coronavirus-related stimulus checks [...] Read full article: GOP lawmakers push bill to stop states g...→

Senators call for ‘immediate’ UN Security Council meeting on Hong Kong situation

Senators call for ‘immediate’ UN Security Council meeting on Hong Kong situation

Bipartisan group of Senators calls for an “immediate” UN Security Council meeting after China’s approval of Hong Kong national security law. Read full article: Senators call for ‘immediate’ UN Securit...→

Anti-Trump Republican group releases new ad taking aim at

Anti-Trump Republican group releases new ad taking aim at "Rich Mitch" McConnell in GOP leader's home state

"After 35 years, Kentuckians are still waiting for the kinds of opportunities Mitch worked so hard to give himself," the Lincoln Project's Thursday advertiseme [...] Read full article: Anti-Trump Republican group releases new...→

Republican Senators Say Governor Whitmer Lied About Husband's Boat Call

Republican Senators Say Governor Whitmer Lied About Husband's Boat Call

Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey questioned why her staff contacted his office Friday to successfully push Republican Sen. Tom Barrett to delete his Faceboo [...] Read full article: Republican Senators Say Governor Whitmer...→

Republican Senators Encourage Trump Not to Suspend Worker Visas

Republican Senators Encourage Trump Not to Suspend Worker Visas

Some key Republican senators have asked the Trump administration not to prevent visas for temporary workers during the coronavirus pandemic, The Hill reported. [...] Read full article: Republican Senators Encourage Trump Not ...→

6 things to know about prepaid debit card stimulus payments

6 things to know about prepaid debit card stimulus payments

Four million U.S. residents who are eligible for economic impact payments under the CARES Act will receive them through prepaid debit cards, which the Treasury [...] Read full article: 6 things to know about prepaid debit car...→

Sen. McConnell: Senate 'Likely' to Pass Another Virus Stimulus Bill

Sen. McConnell: Senate 'Likely' to Pass Another Virus Stimulus Bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Tuesday expect to see the Senate working toward passing another coronavirus stimulus bill. Read full article: Sen. McConnell: Senate 'Likely' to Pass ...→

Mark Cuban calls for new stimulus payments to families, says PPP loans created 'zombie companies'

Mark Cuban calls for new stimulus payments to families, says PPP loans created 'zombie companies'

Billionaire entrepreneur and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said on “America’s Newsroom” on Tuesday that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) created “zomb [...] Read full article: Mark Cuban calls for new stimulus paymen...→

New stimulus could come in

New stimulus could come in "next month or so," McConnell says as pressure mounts to restart economy

The Kentucky Republican has said in recent weeks that he is eyeing another stimulus worth around $1 trillion that likely will not include another round of chec [...] Read full article: New stimulus could come in "next month o...→

Republican senators upset Planned Parenthood affiliates may have received PPP funds

Republican senators upset Planned Parenthood affiliates may have received PPP funds

Planned Parenthood said complaints it received PPP funds are a "clear political attack" and denies any wrongdoing. Read full article: Republican senators upset Planned Parent...→

Will there be a second stimulus for Americans? Everything Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said

Will there be a second stimulus for Americans? Everything Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said it was likely fewer unemployment benefits would be included in a second economic relief package. Read full article: Will there be a second stimulus for Amer...→

McConnell says Senate 'not quite ready' to craft new stimulus: 'It won't be a $3 trillion left-wing wish list'

McConnell says Senate 'not quite ready' to craft new stimulus: 'It won't be a $3 trillion left-wing wish list'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told "The Story with Martha MacCallum" Thursday that the Senate is "not quite ready to intelligently" lay out th [...] Read full article: McConnell says Senate 'not quite ready' ...→

GOP Senators Call for Probe of Planned Parenthood Coronavirus Funds

GOP Senators Call for Probe of Planned Parenthood Coronavirus Funds

Twenty-seven Republican senators are asking Attorney General William Barr to investigate abortion provider Planned Parenthood and its affiliates for fraud in c [...] Read full article: GOP Senators Call for Probe of Planned P...→

Pennsylvania Republican Senators Propose Limiting Gov. Wolf's Power In Response To Stay-At-Home Orders

Pennsylvania Republican Senators Propose Limiting Gov. Wolf's Power In Response To Stay-At-Home Orders

Democrats insist the legislation goes too far, saying voters gave the governor that power when he was elected into office. Read full article: Pennsylvania Republican Senators Propose...→

Republican senators demand that DOJ investigate how Planned Parenthood got coronavirus relief aid

Republican senators demand that DOJ investigate how Planned Parenthood got coronavirus relief aid

A group of Republican senators Thursday urged the Justice Department to investigate how dozens of Planned Parenthood affiliates received more than $80 million [...] Read full article: Republican senators demand that DOJ inve...→

Several GOP senators press for more stimulus payments during coronavirus crisis

Several GOP senators press for more stimulus payments during coronavirus crisis

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has sought to hit pause on the government’s massive spending for coronavirus-related relief packages, but several of his [...] Read full article: Several GOP senators press for more stim...→

McConnell endorses Senate Republican investigation of Mueller probe

McConnell endorses Senate Republican investigation of Mueller probe

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell gave a full-throated endorsement of an aggressive Senate Republican investigation of the Mueller probe. Read full article: McConnell endorses Senate Republican inv...→

Cotton calls for withholding stimulus funds from states, cities where illegal immigrants get payments

Cotton calls for withholding stimulus funds from states, cities where illegal immigrants get payments

Senate Armed Services Committee member Tom Cotton, R-Ark., joined "Hannity" Tuesday to discuss his proposed legislation that would prevent the federal governme [...] Read full article: Cotton calls for withholding stimulus fu...→