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Senate passes $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill in unanimous vote

Senate passes $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill in unanimous vote

The Senate passed the $2.2 trillion emergency stimulus package to assist the overly stressed health-care system and tumbling economy Wednesday night. Read full article: Senate passes $2.2 trillion coronavirus ...→

Senate passes $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill in unanimous vote

Senate passes $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill in unanimous vote

The Senate passed the $2.2 trillion emergency stimulus package to assist the overly stressed health-care system and tumbling economy Wednesday night. Read full article: Senate passes $2.2 trillion coronavirus ...→

Riverside County Passes 1,000 Coronavirus Cases, Sees Increase In Deaths

Riverside County Passes 1,000 Coronavirus Cases, Sees Increase In Deaths

Health officials reported 70 new cases and three more coronavirus-related deaths, bringing the totals to 1,016 cases and 28 fatalities. Read full article: Riverside County Passes 1,000 Coronaviru...→

President Trump sidelines watchdog who was to oversee $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus spending

President Trump sidelines watchdog who was to oversee $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus spending

President Trump has sidelined the inspector general who was tapped to chair a special oversight board of the $2.2 trillion economic package intended to help bu [...] Read full article: President Trump sidelines watchdog who w...→

Trump removes inspector general poised to oversee coronavirus stimulus funds

Trump removes inspector general poised to oversee coronavirus stimulus funds

President Trump on Tuesday removed the Pentagon inspector general tasked with monitoring the coronavirus economic relief plan. Read full article: Trump removes inspector general poised t...→

Trump removes the Inspector General set to oversee the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus spending package

Trump removes the Inspector General set to oversee the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus spending package

President Donald Trump on Tuesday removed the head of a federal watchdog panel who was tasked with overseeing how the $2 trillion in stimulus money is spent. Read full article: Trump removes the Inspector General set ...→

DC Council passes COVID-19 relief bill with rent freeze, consumer protections | WTOP

DC Council passes COVID-19 relief bill with rent freeze, consumer protections | WTOP

The D.C. Council on Tuesday unanimously passed its second emergency COVID-19 relief bill, a measure that establishes a rent freeze and more. Read full article: DC Council passes COVID-19 relief bill w...→

Sen. Lindsey Graham calls for world to

Sen. Lindsey Graham calls for world to "send China a bill" for the coronavirus pandemic

The South Carolina lawmaker also hinted that U.S. medical supply chains with the country should be cut in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. Read full article: Sen. Lindsey Graham calls for world to "...→

The Missteps Of Mayor Bill De Blasio's Coronavirus Response

The Missteps Of Mayor Bill De Blasio's Coronavirus Response

At the center of the epicenter is Mayor de Blasio, who has repeatedly delivered half-measures and confusing information to New Yorkers and has been late to tak [...] Read full article: The Missteps Of Mayor Bill De Blasio's C...→

US coronavirus death toll passes 10,000

US coronavirus death toll passes 10,000

The national death toll from the coronavirus hit a grim milestone Monday, with more than 10,000 killed by the bug, according to Johns Hopkins University. The n [...] Read full article: US coronavirus death toll passes 10,000...→

D.C. passes 1,000 cases of coronavirus

D.C. passes 1,000 cases of coronavirus

Mayor Muriel Bowser has issued a stay-home order for Washington’s approximately 700,000 residents. Read full article: D.C. passes 1,000 cases of coronavirus...→

Clyburn says House committee on coronavirus stimulus spending will not look at past: 'The crisis is with us'

Clyburn says House committee on coronavirus stimulus spending will not look at past: 'The crisis is with us'

When it comes to the new House committee tasked with overseeing the federal response to the coronavirus pandemic, House Majority Whip James Clyburn, D-S.C., sa [...] Read full article: Clyburn says House committee on coronavi...→

Coronavirus stimulus bill offers relief for retirees

Coronavirus stimulus bill offers relief for retirees

Retirees and pre-retirees considering tapping their qualified retirement accounts to survive tough times just got a tax break. The recently passed $2 trillion [...] Read full article: Coronavirus stimulus bill offers relief ...→

Conservative activist Brent Bozell slams $75M spent on public broadcasting in coronavirus bill

Conservative activist Brent Bozell slams $75M spent on public broadcasting in coronavirus bill

One veteran media watchdog is not happy that the Corporation for Public Broadcasting - CPB - received a tidy $75 million grant from the federal government as a [...] Read full article: Conservative activist Brent Bozell slams...→

Bill Maher: Donald Trump’s handling of coronavirus pandemic an impeachable offense

Bill Maher: Donald Trump’s handling of coronavirus pandemic an impeachable offense

Bill Maher said during the comedian’s weekly HBO show Friday that he believes President Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic warrants Congress impeachi [...] Read full article: Bill Maher: Donald Trump’s handling of c...→

Coronavirus updates: COVID-19 death toll in U.S. passes 7,100

Coronavirus updates: COVID-19 death toll in U.S. passes 7,100

The CDC is recommending Americans wear cloth face coverings in public to help slow the spread of the virus. Read full article: Coronavirus updates: COVID-19 death toll...→

3 things to know about a potential coronavirus stimulus payment for older children

3 things to know about a potential coronavirus stimulus payment for older children

Members of Congress have introduced a bill to amend portions of the CARES Act, which does not currently offer stimulus payments to parents of children older th [...] Read full article: 3 things to know about a potential coron...→

Bill Gates to Spend Billions to Find Coronavirus Vaccine

Bill Gates to Spend Billions to Find Coronavirus Vaccine

To combat coronavirus, Bill Gates recently said he will spend billions to develop a vaccine. Read full article: Bill Gates to Spend Billions to Find Cor...→

Senate should boost coronavirus small business loans to halt layoffs: McConnell

Senate should boost coronavirus small business loans to halt layoffs: McConnell

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Senate should quickly approve more funds for small-business loans to prevent layoffs due to the coronavirus out [...] Read full article: Senate should boost coronavirus small bu...→

Trump removes inspector general overseeing $2.3 trillion coronavirus relief: Politico - amNewYork

BY LISA LAMBERT  President Donald Trump has removed the inspector general who was named to oversee implementation of the $2.3 trillion coronavirus Read full article: Trump removes inspector general overseei...→

Senate Dems call for 'hazard pay' fund in 4th round of coronavirus spending

Senate Dems call for 'hazard pay' fund in 4th round of coronavirus spending

Senate Democrats on Tuesday unveiled plans to create a giant new fund to boost the pay of health care staff, first responders and essential workers -- and made [...] Read full article: Senate Dems call for 'hazard pay' fund i...→

Graham says 'the whole world should send China a bill' over Beijing's response to coronavirus

Graham says 'the whole world should send China a bill' over Beijing's response to coronavirus

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., told "Hannity" Monday that China should pay -- literally -- for its response to the coronavirus tha [...] Read full article: Graham says 'the whole world should send...→

Ontario, San Bernardino in nation’s Top 25 to receive coronavirus stimulus checks

Ontario, San Bernardino in nation’s Top 25 to receive coronavirus stimulus checks

About 80% of American households will soon be receiving stimulus checks but Ontario and San Bernardino will have some of the highest percentage of households g [...] Read full article: Ontario, San Bernardino in nation’s Top ...→

Americans could get more money, unemployment benefits in Democrats' next stimulus bill

Americans could get more money, unemployment benefits in Democrats' next stimulus bill

The push for another massive stimulus for benefits that will go directly in Americans' pockets is a change in tune for Democrats, who until last week were advo [...] Read full article: Americans could get more money, unemploy...→

The Latest: D.C. passes 1,000 cases of coronavirus

- District of Columbia passes 1,000 total positive infections of coronavirus.... - Mass COVID-19 testing site opening at Georgia Institute of Technology in Atl [...] Read full article: The Latest: D.C. passes 1,000 cases of c...→

Brooks: Coronavirus Relief Bill 'One of the Worst Economic Packages' 'in a Time of Crisis'

Brooks: Coronavirus Relief Bill 'One of the Worst Economic Packages' 'in a Time of Crisis'

On Friday's "PBS NewsHour," New York Times columnist David Brooks sharply criticized the coronavirus relief bill as "one of the worst economic packages, | Clip [...] Read full article: Brooks: Coronavirus Relief Bill 'One of ...→

Coronavirus: Pacific Grove City Council passes moratorium on evictions

Coronavirus: Pacific Grove City Council passes moratorium on evictions

The Pacific Grove City Council on Wednesday passed a moratorium on evictions due to nonpayment of residential and commercials rent during the COVID-19 coronavi [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Pacific Grove City Council ...→

The Latest: Turkey passes 500 coronavirus deaths

The Latest: Turkey passes 500 coronavirus deaths

Turkey’s health minister reported 76 new COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, raising the death toll in the country to 501 Read full article: The Latest: Turkey passes 500 coronaviru...→

Republican Bill O'Brien has dropped out of the Senate race to unseat incumbent S [...]

Republican Bill O'Brien has dropped out of the Senate race to unseat incumbent S [...]

Republican Bill O'Brien has dropped out of the Senate race to unseat incumbent Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., saying his campaign does not have enough financial [...] Read full article: Republican Bill O'Brien has dropped out ...→

Experts warn about big dollar fraud in $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package

Experts warn about big dollar fraud in $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package

Veteran watchdogs of the financial industry bailout and recovery warn about potential for abuse of coronavirus funds. Read full article: Experts warn about big dollar fraud in $...→

McConnell warns of 'glitches' in implementation of coronavirus relief bill

McConnell warns of 'glitches' in implementation of coronavirus relief bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Friday warned that there will be “glitches” in the roll-out of the massive stimulus package that went into effect las [...] Read full article: McConnell warns of 'glitches' in impleme...→

Riverside County passes 1,000 coronavirus cases; 28 now dead

Riverside County passes 1,000 coronavirus cases; 28 now dead

Sixty-seven have officially recovered from COVID-19, figures released Tuesday, April 7, show Read full article: Riverside County passes 1,000 coronaviru...→

Senate democrats unveil new coronavirus 'hazard pay' proposal

Senate democrats unveil new coronavirus 'hazard pay' proposal

Tuesday, Senator Gary Peters unveiled proposed legislation to "provide pandemic premium pay to reward, retain and recruit frontline and essential workers." Read full article: Senate democrats unveil new coronavirus ...→

Essential workers would get up to $25,000 boost under Senate Democrats' new

Essential workers would get up to $25,000 boost under Senate Democrats' new "Heroes Fund" stimulus

The hazard pay would go to employees deemed essential during the pandemic, including those who work in drug and grocery stores, and in health care, sanitation [...] Read full article: Essential workers would get up to $25,00...→

Trump nominates White House lawyer to oversee coronavirus stimulus plan

Trump nominates White House lawyer to oversee coronavirus stimulus plan

President Trump nominated a White House lawyer to serve as the special inspector to oversee how the $2 trillion approved by Congress to fight the coronavirus p [...] Read full article: Trump nominates White House lawyer to ov...→

Congress, White House push forward on 2nd stimulus bill as COVID-19 outbreak continues

Congress, White House push forward on 2nd stimulus bill as COVID-19 outbreak continues

Congressional leaders are pushing ahead with another coronavirus rescue package as President Donald Trump agrees that Americans will need more help as the econ [...] Read full article: Congress, White House push forward on 2n...→

Pelosi seeking at least $1 trillion for next virus bill | WTOP

Pelosi seeking at least $1 trillion for next virus bill | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi is telling House Democrats another $1 trillion is needed for the next coronavirus rescue package. Pelosi told Democrats [...] Read full article: Pelosi seeking at least $1 trillion for ...→

DC Council to vote on coronavirus bill that imposes citywide rent freeze | WTOP

The D.C. Council is set to vote Tuesday on a major coronavirus relief package that extends Mayor Muriel Bowser’s authority to declare a health emergency. Read full article: DC Council to vote on coronavirus bill t...→

Bill Gates calls coronavirus pandemic a ‘nightmare scenario’

Bill Gates calls coronavirus pandemic a ‘nightmare scenario’

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said the coronavirus pandemic is a “nightmare scenario” but said with a strong national response the US can keep the deaths und [...] Read full article: Bill Gates calls coronavirus pandemic a ...→

Trump slams 'complaining' Dem Pritzker at coronavirus briefing, signals openness to more stimulus checks

Trump slams 'complaining' Dem Pritzker at coronavirus briefing, signals openness to more stimulus checks

Saying "we hope we're seeing a leveling off in the hottest spots of them all," President Trump revealed Sunday evening that 1.67 million people have now been t [...] Read full article: Trump slams 'complaining' Dem Pritzker a...→

Fed's Bullard Says Another Coronavirus Economic Relief Bill May Not be Needed

Fed's Bullard Says Another Coronavirus Economic Relief Bill May Not be Needed

A top official at the U.S. Federal Reserve said on Sunday the $2.3 trillion economic relief bill approved by Congress was appropriately sized and that a furthe [...] Read full article: Fed's Bullard Says Another Coronavirus E...→

D.C. delegate wants next coronavirus relief bill to let District legalize marijuana sales

D.C. delegate wants next coronavirus relief bill to let District legalize marijuana sales

The non-voting member of Congress for the nation’s capital urged colleagues Friday to include language in the next coronavirus relief bill legalizing marijuana [...] Read full article: D.C. delegate wants next coronavirus rel...→

The Latest: Turkey passes 500 coronavirus deaths

The Latest: Turkey passes 500 coronavirus deaths

ISTANBUL — Turkey’s health minister reported 76 new COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, raising the death toll in the country to 501.... Fahrettin Koca also [...] Read full article: The Latest: Turkey passes 500 coronaviru...→

Bill Maher, 'World War Z' author agree China would 'shut down' coronavirus rumors

Bill Maher, 'World War Z' author agree China would 'shut down' coronavirus rumors

"Real Time" host Bill Maher raised questions about the origins of the coronavirus pandemic, pointing to the "rumors" that the virus could have been developed i [...] Read full article: Bill Maher, 'World War Z' author agree C...→

Riverside County Passes 1,000 Coronavirus Cases, Sees Increase In Deaths

Riverside County Passes 1,000 Coronavirus Cases, Sees Increase In Deaths

Health officials reported 70 new cases and three more coronavirus-related deaths, bringing the totals to 1,016 cases and 28 fatalities. Read full article: Riverside County Passes 1,000 Coronaviru...→

Riverside County passes 1,000 coronavirus cases; 28 now dead

Riverside County passes 1,000 coronavirus cases; 28 now dead

Sixty-seven have officially recovered from COVID-19, figures released Tuesday, April 7, show Read full article: Riverside County passes 1,000 coronaviru...→

Bill Gates to Spend Billions to Find Coronavirus Vaccine

Bill Gates to Spend Billions to Find Coronavirus Vaccine

To combat coronavirus, Bill Gates recently said he will spend billions to develop a vaccine. Read full article: Bill Gates to Spend Billions to Find Cor...→

Trump removes inspector general poised to oversee coronavirus stimulus funds

Trump removes inspector general poised to oversee coronavirus stimulus funds

President Trump on Tuesday removed the Pentagon inspector general tasked with monitoring the coronavirus economic relief plan. Read full article: Trump removes inspector general poised t...→

Essential workers would get up to $25,000 boost under Senate Democrats' new

Essential workers would get up to $25,000 boost under Senate Democrats' new "Heroes Fund" stimulus

The hazard pay would go to employees deemed essential during the pandemic, including those who work in drug and grocery stores, and in health care, sanitation [...] Read full article: Essential workers would get up to $25,00...→

Trump removes inspector general overseeing $2.3 trillion coronavirus relief: Politico - amNewYork

BY LISA LAMBERT  President Donald Trump has removed the inspector general who was named to oversee implementation of the $2.3 trillion coronavirus Read full article: Trump removes inspector general overseei...→

DC Council passes COVID-19 relief bill with rent freeze, consumer protections | WTOP

DC Council passes COVID-19 relief bill with rent freeze, consumer protections | WTOP

The D.C. Council on Tuesday unanimously passed its second emergency COVID-19 relief bill, a measure that establishes a rent freeze and more. Read full article: DC Council passes COVID-19 relief bill w...→

Trump nominates White House lawyer to oversee coronavirus stimulus plan

Trump nominates White House lawyer to oversee coronavirus stimulus plan

President Trump nominated a White House lawyer to serve as the special inspector to oversee how the $2 trillion approved by Congress to fight the coronavirus p [...] Read full article: Trump nominates White House lawyer to ov...→

Graham says 'the whole world should send China a bill' over Beijing's response to coronavirus

Graham says 'the whole world should send China a bill' over Beijing's response to coronavirus

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., told "Hannity" Monday that China should pay -- literally -- for its response to the coronavirus tha [...] Read full article: Graham says 'the whole world should send...→

Pelosi seeking at least $1 trillion for next virus bill | WTOP

Pelosi seeking at least $1 trillion for next virus bill | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi is telling House Democrats another $1 trillion is needed for the next coronavirus rescue package. Pelosi told Democrats [...] Read full article: Pelosi seeking at least $1 trillion for ...→

US coronavirus death toll passes 10,000

US coronavirus death toll passes 10,000

The national death toll from the coronavirus hit a grim milestone Monday, with more than 10,000 killed by the bug, according to Johns Hopkins University. The n [...] Read full article: US coronavirus death toll passes 10,000...→

Bill Gates calls coronavirus pandemic a ‘nightmare scenario’

Bill Gates calls coronavirus pandemic a ‘nightmare scenario’

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said the coronavirus pandemic is a “nightmare scenario” but said with a strong national response the US can keep the deaths und [...] Read full article: Bill Gates calls coronavirus pandemic a ...→

The Latest: D.C. passes 1,000 cases of coronavirus

- District of Columbia passes 1,000 total positive infections of coronavirus.... - Mass COVID-19 testing site opening at Georgia Institute of Technology in Atl [...] Read full article: The Latest: D.C. passes 1,000 cases of c...→

Clyburn says House committee on coronavirus stimulus spending will not look at past: 'The crisis is with us'

Clyburn says House committee on coronavirus stimulus spending will not look at past: 'The crisis is with us'

When it comes to the new House committee tasked with overseeing the federal response to the coronavirus pandemic, House Majority Whip James Clyburn, D-S.C., sa [...] Read full article: Clyburn says House committee on coronavi...→

Fed's Bullard Says Another Coronavirus Economic Relief Bill May Not be Needed

Fed's Bullard Says Another Coronavirus Economic Relief Bill May Not be Needed

A top official at the U.S. Federal Reserve said on Sunday the $2.3 trillion economic relief bill approved by Congress was appropriately sized and that a furthe [...] Read full article: Fed's Bullard Says Another Coronavirus E...→

Brooks: Coronavirus Relief Bill 'One of the Worst Economic Packages' 'in a Time of Crisis'

Brooks: Coronavirus Relief Bill 'One of the Worst Economic Packages' 'in a Time of Crisis'

On Friday's "PBS NewsHour," New York Times columnist David Brooks sharply criticized the coronavirus relief bill as "one of the worst economic packages, | Clip [...] Read full article: Brooks: Coronavirus Relief Bill 'One of ...→

D.C. delegate wants next coronavirus relief bill to let District legalize marijuana sales

D.C. delegate wants next coronavirus relief bill to let District legalize marijuana sales

The non-voting member of Congress for the nation’s capital urged colleagues Friday to include language in the next coronavirus relief bill legalizing marijuana [...] Read full article: D.C. delegate wants next coronavirus rel...→

The Latest: Turkey passes 500 coronavirus deaths

The Latest: Turkey passes 500 coronavirus deaths

Turkey’s health minister reported 76 new COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, raising the death toll in the country to 501 Read full article: The Latest: Turkey passes 500 coronaviru...→

Bill Maher: Donald Trump’s handling of coronavirus pandemic an impeachable offense

Bill Maher: Donald Trump’s handling of coronavirus pandemic an impeachable offense

Bill Maher said during the comedian’s weekly HBO show Friday that he believes President Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic warrants Congress impeachi [...] Read full article: Bill Maher: Donald Trump’s handling of c...→

Experts warn about big dollar fraud in $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package

Experts warn about big dollar fraud in $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package

Veteran watchdogs of the financial industry bailout and recovery warn about potential for abuse of coronavirus funds. Read full article: Experts warn about big dollar fraud in $...→

3 things to know about a potential coronavirus stimulus payment for older children

3 things to know about a potential coronavirus stimulus payment for older children

Members of Congress have introduced a bill to amend portions of the CARES Act, which does not currently offer stimulus payments to parents of children older th [...] Read full article: 3 things to know about a potential coron...→

President Trump sidelines watchdog who was to oversee $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus spending

President Trump sidelines watchdog who was to oversee $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus spending

President Trump has sidelined the inspector general who was tapped to chair a special oversight board of the $2.2 trillion economic package intended to help bu [...] Read full article: President Trump sidelines watchdog who w...→

Senate democrats unveil new coronavirus 'hazard pay' proposal

Senate democrats unveil new coronavirus 'hazard pay' proposal

Tuesday, Senator Gary Peters unveiled proposed legislation to "provide pandemic premium pay to reward, retain and recruit frontline and essential workers." Read full article: Senate democrats unveil new coronavirus ...→

Senate should boost coronavirus small business loans to halt layoffs: McConnell

Senate should boost coronavirus small business loans to halt layoffs: McConnell

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Senate should quickly approve more funds for small-business loans to prevent layoffs due to the coronavirus out [...] Read full article: Senate should boost coronavirus small bu...→

Trump removes the Inspector General set to oversee the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus spending package

Trump removes the Inspector General set to oversee the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus spending package

President Donald Trump on Tuesday removed the head of a federal watchdog panel who was tasked with overseeing how the $2 trillion in stimulus money is spent. Read full article: Trump removes the Inspector General set ...→

Senate Dems call for 'hazard pay' fund in 4th round of coronavirus spending

Senate Dems call for 'hazard pay' fund in 4th round of coronavirus spending

Senate Democrats on Tuesday unveiled plans to create a giant new fund to boost the pay of health care staff, first responders and essential workers -- and made [...] Read full article: Senate Dems call for 'hazard pay' fund i...→

Sen. Lindsey Graham calls for world to

Sen. Lindsey Graham calls for world to "send China a bill" for the coronavirus pandemic

The South Carolina lawmaker also hinted that U.S. medical supply chains with the country should be cut in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. Read full article: Sen. Lindsey Graham calls for world to "...→

Congress, White House push forward on 2nd stimulus bill as COVID-19 outbreak continues

Congress, White House push forward on 2nd stimulus bill as COVID-19 outbreak continues

Congressional leaders are pushing ahead with another coronavirus rescue package as President Donald Trump agrees that Americans will need more help as the econ [...] Read full article: Congress, White House push forward on 2n...→

Ontario, San Bernardino in nation’s Top 25 to receive coronavirus stimulus checks

Ontario, San Bernardino in nation’s Top 25 to receive coronavirus stimulus checks

About 80% of American households will soon be receiving stimulus checks but Ontario and San Bernardino will have some of the highest percentage of households g [...] Read full article: Ontario, San Bernardino in nation’s Top ...→

The Missteps Of Mayor Bill De Blasio's Coronavirus Response

The Missteps Of Mayor Bill De Blasio's Coronavirus Response

At the center of the epicenter is Mayor de Blasio, who has repeatedly delivered half-measures and confusing information to New Yorkers and has been late to tak [...] Read full article: The Missteps Of Mayor Bill De Blasio's C...→

DC Council to vote on coronavirus bill that imposes citywide rent freeze | WTOP

The D.C. Council is set to vote Tuesday on a major coronavirus relief package that extends Mayor Muriel Bowser’s authority to declare a health emergency. Read full article: DC Council to vote on coronavirus bill t...→

Americans could get more money, unemployment benefits in Democrats' next stimulus bill

Americans could get more money, unemployment benefits in Democrats' next stimulus bill

The push for another massive stimulus for benefits that will go directly in Americans' pockets is a change in tune for Democrats, who until last week were advo [...] Read full article: Americans could get more money, unemploy...→

D.C. passes 1,000 cases of coronavirus

D.C. passes 1,000 cases of coronavirus

Mayor Muriel Bowser has issued a stay-home order for Washington’s approximately 700,000 residents. Read full article: D.C. passes 1,000 cases of coronavirus...→

Trump slams 'complaining' Dem Pritzker at coronavirus briefing, signals openness to more stimulus checks

Trump slams 'complaining' Dem Pritzker at coronavirus briefing, signals openness to more stimulus checks

Saying "we hope we're seeing a leveling off in the hottest spots of them all," President Trump revealed Sunday evening that 1.67 million people have now been t [...] Read full article: Trump slams 'complaining' Dem Pritzker a...→

Coronavirus stimulus bill offers relief for retirees

Coronavirus stimulus bill offers relief for retirees

Retirees and pre-retirees considering tapping their qualified retirement accounts to survive tough times just got a tax break. The recently passed $2 trillion [...] Read full article: Coronavirus stimulus bill offers relief ...→

Coronavirus: Pacific Grove City Council passes moratorium on evictions

Coronavirus: Pacific Grove City Council passes moratorium on evictions

The Pacific Grove City Council on Wednesday passed a moratorium on evictions due to nonpayment of residential and commercials rent during the COVID-19 coronavi [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Pacific Grove City Council ...→

Conservative activist Brent Bozell slams $75M spent on public broadcasting in coronavirus bill

Conservative activist Brent Bozell slams $75M spent on public broadcasting in coronavirus bill

One veteran media watchdog is not happy that the Corporation for Public Broadcasting - CPB - received a tidy $75 million grant from the federal government as a [...] Read full article: Conservative activist Brent Bozell slams...→

The Latest: Turkey passes 500 coronavirus deaths

The Latest: Turkey passes 500 coronavirus deaths

ISTANBUL — Turkey’s health minister reported 76 new COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, raising the death toll in the country to 501.... Fahrettin Koca also [...] Read full article: The Latest: Turkey passes 500 coronaviru...→

Republican Bill O'Brien has dropped out of the Senate race to unseat incumbent S [...]

Republican Bill O'Brien has dropped out of the Senate race to unseat incumbent S [...]

Republican Bill O'Brien has dropped out of the Senate race to unseat incumbent Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., saying his campaign does not have enough financial [...] Read full article: Republican Bill O'Brien has dropped out ...→

Coronavirus updates: COVID-19 death toll in U.S. passes 7,100

Coronavirus updates: COVID-19 death toll in U.S. passes 7,100

The CDC is recommending Americans wear cloth face coverings in public to help slow the spread of the virus. Read full article: Coronavirus updates: COVID-19 death toll...→

Bill Maher, 'World War Z' author agree China would 'shut down' coronavirus rumors

Bill Maher, 'World War Z' author agree China would 'shut down' coronavirus rumors

"Real Time" host Bill Maher raised questions about the origins of the coronavirus pandemic, pointing to the "rumors" that the virus could have been developed i [...] Read full article: Bill Maher, 'World War Z' author agree C...→

McConnell warns of 'glitches' in implementation of coronavirus relief bill

McConnell warns of 'glitches' in implementation of coronavirus relief bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Friday warned that there will be “glitches” in the roll-out of the massive stimulus package that went into effect las [...] Read full article: McConnell warns of 'glitches' in impleme...→

Riverside County Passes 1,000 Coronavirus Cases, Sees Increase In Deaths

Riverside County Passes 1,000 Coronavirus Cases, Sees Increase In Deaths

Health officials reported 70 new cases and three more coronavirus-related deaths, bringing the totals to 1,016 cases and 28 fatalities. Read full article: Riverside County Passes 1,000 Coronaviru...→

3 things to know about a potential coronavirus stimulus payment for older children

3 things to know about a potential coronavirus stimulus payment for older children

Members of Congress have introduced a bill to amend portions of the CARES Act, which does not currently offer stimulus payments to parents of children older th [...] Read full article: 3 things to know about a potential coron...→

Riverside County passes 1,000 coronavirus cases; 28 now dead

Riverside County passes 1,000 coronavirus cases; 28 now dead

Sixty-seven have officially recovered from COVID-19, figures released Tuesday, April 7, show Read full article: Riverside County passes 1,000 coronaviru...→

President Trump sidelines watchdog who was to oversee $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus spending

President Trump sidelines watchdog who was to oversee $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus spending

President Trump has sidelined the inspector general who was tapped to chair a special oversight board of the $2.2 trillion economic package intended to help bu [...] Read full article: President Trump sidelines watchdog who w...→

Bill Gates to Spend Billions to Find Coronavirus Vaccine

Bill Gates to Spend Billions to Find Coronavirus Vaccine

To combat coronavirus, Bill Gates recently said he will spend billions to develop a vaccine. Read full article: Bill Gates to Spend Billions to Find Cor...→

Senate democrats unveil new coronavirus 'hazard pay' proposal

Senate democrats unveil new coronavirus 'hazard pay' proposal

Tuesday, Senator Gary Peters unveiled proposed legislation to "provide pandemic premium pay to reward, retain and recruit frontline and essential workers." Read full article: Senate democrats unveil new coronavirus ...→

Trump removes inspector general poised to oversee coronavirus stimulus funds

Trump removes inspector general poised to oversee coronavirus stimulus funds

President Trump on Tuesday removed the Pentagon inspector general tasked with monitoring the coronavirus economic relief plan. Read full article: Trump removes inspector general poised t...→

Senate should boost coronavirus small business loans to halt layoffs: McConnell

Senate should boost coronavirus small business loans to halt layoffs: McConnell

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Senate should quickly approve more funds for small-business loans to prevent layoffs due to the coronavirus out [...] Read full article: Senate should boost coronavirus small bu...→

Essential workers would get up to $25,000 boost under Senate Democrats' new

Essential workers would get up to $25,000 boost under Senate Democrats' new "Heroes Fund" stimulus

The hazard pay would go to employees deemed essential during the pandemic, including those who work in drug and grocery stores, and in health care, sanitation [...] Read full article: Essential workers would get up to $25,00...→

Trump removes the Inspector General set to oversee the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus spending package

Trump removes the Inspector General set to oversee the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus spending package

President Donald Trump on Tuesday removed the head of a federal watchdog panel who was tasked with overseeing how the $2 trillion in stimulus money is spent. Read full article: Trump removes the Inspector General set ...→

Trump removes inspector general overseeing $2.3 trillion coronavirus relief: Politico - amNewYork

BY LISA LAMBERT  President Donald Trump has removed the inspector general who was named to oversee implementation of the $2.3 trillion coronavirus Read full article: Trump removes inspector general overseei...→

DC Council passes COVID-19 relief bill with rent freeze, consumer protections | WTOP

DC Council passes COVID-19 relief bill with rent freeze, consumer protections | WTOP

The D.C. Council on Tuesday unanimously passed its second emergency COVID-19 relief bill, a measure that establishes a rent freeze and more. Read full article: DC Council passes COVID-19 relief bill w...→

Senate Dems call for 'hazard pay' fund in 4th round of coronavirus spending

Senate Dems call for 'hazard pay' fund in 4th round of coronavirus spending

Senate Democrats on Tuesday unveiled plans to create a giant new fund to boost the pay of health care staff, first responders and essential workers -- and made [...] Read full article: Senate Dems call for 'hazard pay' fund i...→

Trump nominates White House lawyer to oversee coronavirus stimulus plan

Trump nominates White House lawyer to oversee coronavirus stimulus plan

President Trump nominated a White House lawyer to serve as the special inspector to oversee how the $2 trillion approved by Congress to fight the coronavirus p [...] Read full article: Trump nominates White House lawyer to ov...→

Sen. Lindsey Graham calls for world to

Sen. Lindsey Graham calls for world to "send China a bill" for the coronavirus pandemic

The South Carolina lawmaker also hinted that U.S. medical supply chains with the country should be cut in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. Read full article: Sen. Lindsey Graham calls for world to "...→

Graham says 'the whole world should send China a bill' over Beijing's response to coronavirus

Graham says 'the whole world should send China a bill' over Beijing's response to coronavirus

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., told "Hannity" Monday that China should pay -- literally -- for its response to the coronavirus tha [...] Read full article: Graham says 'the whole world should send...→

Congress, White House push forward on 2nd stimulus bill as COVID-19 outbreak continues

Congress, White House push forward on 2nd stimulus bill as COVID-19 outbreak continues

Congressional leaders are pushing ahead with another coronavirus rescue package as President Donald Trump agrees that Americans will need more help as the econ [...] Read full article: Congress, White House push forward on 2n...→

Ontario, San Bernardino in nation’s Top 25 to receive coronavirus stimulus checks

Ontario, San Bernardino in nation’s Top 25 to receive coronavirus stimulus checks

About 80% of American households will soon be receiving stimulus checks but Ontario and San Bernardino will have some of the highest percentage of households g [...] Read full article: Ontario, San Bernardino in nation’s Top ...→

Pelosi seeking at least $1 trillion for next virus bill | WTOP

Pelosi seeking at least $1 trillion for next virus bill | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi is telling House Democrats another $1 trillion is needed for the next coronavirus rescue package. Pelosi told Democrats [...] Read full article: Pelosi seeking at least $1 trillion for ...→

The Missteps Of Mayor Bill De Blasio's Coronavirus Response

The Missteps Of Mayor Bill De Blasio's Coronavirus Response

At the center of the epicenter is Mayor de Blasio, who has repeatedly delivered half-measures and confusing information to New Yorkers and has been late to tak [...] Read full article: The Missteps Of Mayor Bill De Blasio's C...→

DC Council to vote on coronavirus bill that imposes citywide rent freeze | WTOP

The D.C. Council is set to vote Tuesday on a major coronavirus relief package that extends Mayor Muriel Bowser’s authority to declare a health emergency. Read full article: DC Council to vote on coronavirus bill t...→

US coronavirus death toll passes 10,000

US coronavirus death toll passes 10,000

The national death toll from the coronavirus hit a grim milestone Monday, with more than 10,000 killed by the bug, according to Johns Hopkins University. The n [...] Read full article: US coronavirus death toll passes 10,000...→

Americans could get more money, unemployment benefits in Democrats' next stimulus bill

Americans could get more money, unemployment benefits in Democrats' next stimulus bill

The push for another massive stimulus for benefits that will go directly in Americans' pockets is a change in tune for Democrats, who until last week were advo [...] Read full article: Americans could get more money, unemploy...→

Bill Gates calls coronavirus pandemic a ‘nightmare scenario’

Bill Gates calls coronavirus pandemic a ‘nightmare scenario’

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said the coronavirus pandemic is a “nightmare scenario” but said with a strong national response the US can keep the deaths und [...] Read full article: Bill Gates calls coronavirus pandemic a ...→

D.C. passes 1,000 cases of coronavirus

D.C. passes 1,000 cases of coronavirus

Mayor Muriel Bowser has issued a stay-home order for Washington’s approximately 700,000 residents. Read full article: D.C. passes 1,000 cases of coronavirus...→

The Latest: D.C. passes 1,000 cases of coronavirus

- District of Columbia passes 1,000 total positive infections of coronavirus.... - Mass COVID-19 testing site opening at Georgia Institute of Technology in Atl [...] Read full article: The Latest: D.C. passes 1,000 cases of c...→

Trump slams 'complaining' Dem Pritzker at coronavirus briefing, signals openness to more stimulus checks

Trump slams 'complaining' Dem Pritzker at coronavirus briefing, signals openness to more stimulus checks

Saying "we hope we're seeing a leveling off in the hottest spots of them all," President Trump revealed Sunday evening that 1.67 million people have now been t [...] Read full article: Trump slams 'complaining' Dem Pritzker a...→

Clyburn says House committee on coronavirus stimulus spending will not look at past: 'The crisis is with us'

Clyburn says House committee on coronavirus stimulus spending will not look at past: 'The crisis is with us'

When it comes to the new House committee tasked with overseeing the federal response to the coronavirus pandemic, House Majority Whip James Clyburn, D-S.C., sa [...] Read full article: Clyburn says House committee on coronavi...→

Fed's Bullard Says Another Coronavirus Economic Relief Bill May Not be Needed

Fed's Bullard Says Another Coronavirus Economic Relief Bill May Not be Needed

A top official at the U.S. Federal Reserve said on Sunday the $2.3 trillion economic relief bill approved by Congress was appropriately sized and that a furthe [...] Read full article: Fed's Bullard Says Another Coronavirus E...→

Coronavirus stimulus bill offers relief for retirees

Coronavirus stimulus bill offers relief for retirees

Retirees and pre-retirees considering tapping their qualified retirement accounts to survive tough times just got a tax break. The recently passed $2 trillion [...] Read full article: Coronavirus stimulus bill offers relief ...→

Brooks: Coronavirus Relief Bill 'One of the Worst Economic Packages' 'in a Time of Crisis'

Brooks: Coronavirus Relief Bill 'One of the Worst Economic Packages' 'in a Time of Crisis'

On Friday's "PBS NewsHour," New York Times columnist David Brooks sharply criticized the coronavirus relief bill as "one of the worst economic packages, | Clip [...] Read full article: Brooks: Coronavirus Relief Bill 'One of ...→

Coronavirus: Pacific Grove City Council passes moratorium on evictions

Coronavirus: Pacific Grove City Council passes moratorium on evictions

The Pacific Grove City Council on Wednesday passed a moratorium on evictions due to nonpayment of residential and commercials rent during the COVID-19 coronavi [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Pacific Grove City Council ...→

D.C. delegate wants next coronavirus relief bill to let District legalize marijuana sales

D.C. delegate wants next coronavirus relief bill to let District legalize marijuana sales

The non-voting member of Congress for the nation’s capital urged colleagues Friday to include language in the next coronavirus relief bill legalizing marijuana [...] Read full article: D.C. delegate wants next coronavirus rel...→

Conservative activist Brent Bozell slams $75M spent on public broadcasting in coronavirus bill

Conservative activist Brent Bozell slams $75M spent on public broadcasting in coronavirus bill

One veteran media watchdog is not happy that the Corporation for Public Broadcasting - CPB - received a tidy $75 million grant from the federal government as a [...] Read full article: Conservative activist Brent Bozell slams...→

The Latest: Turkey passes 500 coronavirus deaths

The Latest: Turkey passes 500 coronavirus deaths

Turkey’s health minister reported 76 new COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, raising the death toll in the country to 501 Read full article: The Latest: Turkey passes 500 coronaviru...→

The Latest: Turkey passes 500 coronavirus deaths

The Latest: Turkey passes 500 coronavirus deaths

ISTANBUL — Turkey’s health minister reported 76 new COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, raising the death toll in the country to 501.... Fahrettin Koca also [...] Read full article: The Latest: Turkey passes 500 coronaviru...→

Bill Maher: Donald Trump’s handling of coronavirus pandemic an impeachable offense

Bill Maher: Donald Trump’s handling of coronavirus pandemic an impeachable offense

Bill Maher said during the comedian’s weekly HBO show Friday that he believes President Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic warrants Congress impeachi [...] Read full article: Bill Maher: Donald Trump’s handling of c...→

Republican Bill O'Brien has dropped out of the Senate race to unseat incumbent S [...]

Republican Bill O'Brien has dropped out of the Senate race to unseat incumbent S [...]

Republican Bill O'Brien has dropped out of the Senate race to unseat incumbent Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., saying his campaign does not have enough financial [...] Read full article: Republican Bill O'Brien has dropped out ...→

Coronavirus updates: COVID-19 death toll in U.S. passes 7,100

Coronavirus updates: COVID-19 death toll in U.S. passes 7,100

The CDC is recommending Americans wear cloth face coverings in public to help slow the spread of the virus. Read full article: Coronavirus updates: COVID-19 death toll...→

Experts warn about big dollar fraud in $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package

Experts warn about big dollar fraud in $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package

Veteran watchdogs of the financial industry bailout and recovery warn about potential for abuse of coronavirus funds. Read full article: Experts warn about big dollar fraud in $...→

Bill Maher, 'World War Z' author agree China would 'shut down' coronavirus rumors

Bill Maher, 'World War Z' author agree China would 'shut down' coronavirus rumors

"Real Time" host Bill Maher raised questions about the origins of the coronavirus pandemic, pointing to the "rumors" that the virus could have been developed i [...] Read full article: Bill Maher, 'World War Z' author agree C...→

McConnell warns of 'glitches' in implementation of coronavirus relief bill

McConnell warns of 'glitches' in implementation of coronavirus relief bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Friday warned that there will be “glitches” in the roll-out of the massive stimulus package that went into effect las [...] Read full article: McConnell warns of 'glitches' in impleme...→