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Negotiators remain at an impasse over a massive coronavirus relief package.

Pelosi duels with White House as unemployment aid set to expire - POLITICO

The top Democrats in Congress resumed talks with two top Trump aides on Saturday to try to reach a deal to pump more money into the U.S. economy to ease the coronavirus' heavy toll, after an essential lifeline for millions of unemployed Americans expired.The top Democrats in Congress resumed talks with two top Trump aides on Saturday to try to reach a deal to pump more money into the U.S. economy to ease the coronavirus' heavy toll, after an essential lifeline for millions of unemployed Americans expired.

Congressional Democrats, White House set for Saturday talks on coronavirus bill - Reuters

Washington talks on a huge COVID relief bill have resumed, focused on restoring a newly-expired $600-per-week supplemental unemployment benefit, a fresh $1,200 direct payment to most Americans, and hundreds of billions of dollars in other aid to states, businesses, and the poorTalks on a huge coronavirus relief bill have resumed, focused on restoring the just-expired $600-per-week supplemental unemployment benefit.

Trump and GOP soften on opposition to $600-per-week unemployment benefit - Los Angeles Times

US politicians fail to agree on extending the weekly coronavirus aid but talks will continue.US politicians fail to agree on extending the weekly coronavirus aid but talks will continue.

Coronavirus: Millions of Americans set to lose key $600 benefit - BBC News

Republicans, Democrats and the Trump administration have been meeting over what should be included in what would be a fifth round of stimulus funding.Republicans, Democrats and the Trump administration have been meeting over what should be included in what would be a fifth round of stimulus funding.

Coronavirus stimulus: Trump, Pelosi cast blame as unemployment ends

Their talking points are vapid.Their talking points are vapid.

Opinion | Time to challenge Republicans’ economic illiteracy - The Washington Post

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The economy is in dire shape. Millions of Americans are about to lose federal aid. The Senate is going on vacation.The economy is in dire shape. Millions of Americans are about to lose federal aid. The Senate is going on vacation.

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The national debate over if and how to reopen schools this fall has provided a new avenue of attack for Democrats up and down the ballot who are eager to peg their GOP opponents to the administration's response to the coronavirus pandemic. The national debate over if and how to reopen schools this fall has provided a new avenue of attack for Democrats up and down the ballot who are eager to peg their GOP opponents to the

Democrats look to go on offense in debate over reopening schools | TheHill

The national debate over if and how to reopen schools this fall has provided a new avenue of attack for Democrats up and down the ballot who are eager to peg their GOP opponents to the administration's response to the coronavirus pandemic. The national debate over if and how to reopen schools this fall has provided a new avenue of attack for Democrats up and down the ballot who are eager to peg their GOP opponents to the

Democrats look to go on offense in debate over reopening schools | TheHill

More than 4-in-10 American voters say a second $1,200 round of potential stimulus check payments for individuals is not enough going into the sixth month of the coronavirus pandemic.

43 Percent of Voters Say Second Stimulus Check of $1,200 Is Not Enough, Poll Finds

The two sides did not plan to meet in person Friday, but were scheduled to meet in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office Saturday morning, aides said.The two sides did not plan to meet in person Friday, but were scheduled to meet in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office Saturday morning, aides said.

No deal: Hill coronavirus relief talks falter as benefits expire

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President Trump suggests China will repay U.S. for economic impact of COVID-19 | One America News Network

While many Americans will welcome news of another direct payment, it could be a while before you see the cash.While many Americans will welcome news of another direct payment, it could be a while before you see the cash.

Second stimulus checks: Why your next $1,200 payment isn’t in the mail | KLFY

The unemployment benefit that has kept millions afloat amid the worst economic crisis in decades officially expires at midnight. Weekly jobless claims continue to rise.

Stimulus negotiations latest: The Senate's not in town as $600 unemployment benefits are set to expire

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Minnesota delegation disagrees on size and scope of new aid, showing the scope of partisan fight taking place nationally.Minnesota delegation disagrees on size and scope of new aid, showing the scope of partisan fight taking place nationally.

Checks aside, D.C. finds little to agree on for new stimulus plan - StarTribune.com

Negotiations between top Democrats and the Trump administration on a coronavirus relief package have hit a standstill, guaranteeing that millions of people will...Negotiations between top Democrats and the Trump administration on a coronavirus relief package have hit a standstill, guaranteeing that millions of people will lose critical unemployment benefits on Friday — with no clear path ahead for a new aid package.

No Deal: Capitol Hill Coronavirus Relief Talks Falter as Benefits Expire – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

White House officials have signaled a willingness to sign off on a deal that does not include legal protections for businesses.White House officials have signaled a willingness to sign off on a deal that does not include legal protections for businesses.

Coronavirus relief negotiations have yet to enter the policy give-and-take stage as Republicans remain focused on a short-term bill that Democrats oppose.Coronavirus relief negotiations have yet to enter the policy give-and-take stage as Republicans remain focused on a short-term bill that Democrats oppose.

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There is still no deal in place from Congress to extend benefits that expire today to roughly 30 million Americans, and Long Island residents are among many who will see their incomes plunge dramatica

Congress still without a deal on COVID-19 aid package, including

Nancy Pelosi said Republicans "don’t understand the gravity of the situation" caused by coronavirus and their "delay" and "distortions have caused death."Coronavirus is "a freight train" that "must be stopped,” Pelosi warned. But White House chief of staff Mark Meadows pointed a finger straight back at her.

Republican 'delay,' 'denials' and 'distortions' on coronavirus 'have caused death,' Pelosi says

The White House on Friday responded to reports that President Trump is willing to ditch Sen. Mitch McConnell's demand for new lawsuit protections for businesses in order to secure a deal with Democrats on a coronavirus relief package. The White House on Friday responded to reports that President Trump is willing to ditch Sen. Mitch McConnell's demand for new lawsuit protections for businesses in order to secure a deal with Democrats on a coronavirus relief package. 

The unemployment payments have a bigger impact on the economy than stimulus checks.The unemployment payments have a bigger impact on the economy than stimulus checks.

Slashing $600 Unemployment Benefits Would Be ‘Absolutely Devastating’ For U.S. Economy

Talks between Trump administration officials and congressional Democrats over a coronavirus aid package could stretch into this weekend, White House chief of...Talks between Trump administration officials and congressional Democrats over a coronavirus aid package could stretch into this weekend, White House chief of...

White House says coronavirus aid talks with Democrats could stretch into weekend - MarketWatch

The White House and some of its Republican allies in the Senate are signaling they want to extend, at least temporarily, a $600-per-week expanded jobless benefit that has helped keep families and the economy afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic. The move looks to be too little, too late to prevent the lapse of the benefit officially on Friday.The White House and some of its Republican allies in the Senate are signaling they want to extend, at least temporarily, a $600-per-week expanded jobless benefit that has helped keep families and t…

Trump, GOP suggest temporary fix for $600 jobless benefit | WPRI.com

That could mean breaking with Trump on the administration's response to the coronavirus pandemic and the continued efforts by the president to paint an optimistic picture.

McConnell signals GOP Senate candidates to distance from Trump if needed - WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather | Indiana Traffic

The Senate has allowed boosted unemployment benefits to expire as the pandemic rages and jobless claims are on the rise.The Senate has allowed boosted unemployment benefits to expire as the pandemic rages and jobless claims are on the rise.

Senate Republicans Allow Unemployment Benefits to Expire Amid Pandemic, Rising Jobless Claims

Democrats and Republicans agree: Americans need more help to deal with the economic impact of the pandemic. But negotiations to send another round of stimulus checks and extend unemployment insurance are stalled over the issue of liability protections for business.Democrats and Republicans agree: Americans need more help to deal with the economic impact of the pandemic. But negotiations to send another round of stimulus checks and extend unemployment insuran…

New stimulus checks stall on GOP plans for medical malpractice, unemployment insurance | WAVY.com

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Governor Wolf issued the following statement today praising Senate and House Democrats for offering a package of legislation to address government reform.Governor Wolf issued the following statement today praising Senate and House Democrats for offering a package of legislation to address government reform.

Gov. Wolf Applauds House, Senate Democrats’ Call for Government Reform

A $600 weekly supplement to unemployment benefits that has provided a key economic lifeline for millions of Americans ended Friday with Republicans and Democrats still quarrelling over a path forward on a fifth coronavirus relief bill.A $600 weekly supplement to unemployment benefits that has provided a key economic lifeline for millions of Americans ended Friday with Republicans and Democrats still quarrelling over a path forward on a fifth coronavirus relief bill.

Jobless Aid Expires as Talks Continue on Coronavirus Package - WSJ

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Friday that more than a third of Republican senators will not vote for any coronavirus relief package, underscoring division with his caucus. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Friday that more than a third of Republican senators will not vote for any coronavirus relief package, underscoring division with his caucus. 

McConnell: 15-20 GOP senators will not vote for any coronavirus deal | TheHill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Friday that more than a third of Republican senators will not vote for any coronavirus relief package, underscoring division with his caucus. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Friday that more than a third of Republican senators will not vote for any coronavirus relief package, underscoring division with his caucus. 

McConnell: 15-20 GOP senators will not vote for any coronavirus deal | TheHill

It is time for Congress to assert itself and provide the leadership the country needs on containing the coronavirus.The current political moment may test whether power really does abhor a vacuum. There is vast open space at the top of the national response to the coronavirus pandemic—space that President Trump and the agencies he oversees have purposefully abandoned.

Congress’s COVID Opportunity - The Bulwark

It is time for Congress to assert itself and provide the leadership the country needs on containing the coronavirus.The current political moment may test whether power really does abhor a vacuum. There is vast open space at the top of the national response to the coronavirus pandemic—space that President Trump and the agencies he oversees have purposefully abandoned.

Congress’s COVID Opportunity - The Bulwark

"This president is very keenly focused on unemployment insurance," White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said on Friday."This president is very keenly focused on unemployment insurance," White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said on Friday.

White House willing to negotiate stimulus package without liability shield - Business Insider

Despite the pandemic-induced recession, millions of jobless Americans have been kept afloat by an uncharacteristically generous act of Congress. In addition to their state's usual unemployment payments — usually a fraction of their previous wages — Americans have been eligible to receive and additio

The Senate just pushed the country off a cliff — and then headed for the hills – Alternet.org

With his poll numbers plummeting, Trump might just be willing to cross Mitch's "red line" to get a deal done with Democrats.With his poll numbers plummeting, Trump might just be willing to cross Mitch's "red line" to get a deal done with Democrats.

A Desperate Trump Might Be Willing to Ditch Mitch McConnell's Top Stimulus Priority

White House officials are pressuring top congressional Democrats to accept Republican proposals to temporarily extend help to Americans who are struggling most due to the coronavirus. Chief of Staff Mark Meadows told reporters the White House and Republican leaders have made four offers in recent days, but Democratic leaders have rejected each one -- and made no counteroffers.White House officials are pressuring top congressional Democrats to accept Republican proposals to temporarily extend help to Americans who are struggling most due to the coronavirus. Chief of Staff

White House says Americans about to lose $600 coronavirus aid 'should call' Democrats | The Independent

WASHINGTON, DC — The White House appears keen to endorse a temporary extension of a $600 per week supplemental unemployment benefit as the popular boost to both the economy and family budgets is about to expire. The idea is a prominent feature of top-level Washington talks on a major election-season Covid-19 response measure. After late-night talks failed

White House signals support for $600 jobless benefit as 30 million Americans are set to lose it - KVIA

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House chief of staff Mark Meadows said on Thursday night that Democrats rejected a short-term deal as negotiators remain at loggerheads over the next coronavirus relief bill. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House chief of staff Mark Meadows said on Thursday night that Democrats rejected a short-term deal as negotiators remain at loggerheads over the next

Democrats reject short-term deal ahead of unemployment deadline | TheHill