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In this Jan. 8, 2021, file photo, President-elect Joe Biden speaks during an event at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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January 14, 2021 - 5:42 pm
Biden unveiling $1.9T plan to stem virus and steady economy
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., walks back to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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December 30, 2020 - 5:23 pm
GOP-led Senate rejects vote on Trump's push for $2K checks
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Followed by a staffer, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., right, leaves the Capitol for the day, Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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December 29, 2020 - 5:42 pm
Trump's $2K checks stalled in Senate, GOP blocks vote
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President Donald Trump rides in a motorcade vehicle as he departs Trump International Golf Club, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in West Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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December 29, 2020 - 10:02 am
Fate of Trump's $2,000 checks now rests with GOP-led Senate
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FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2020, file photo President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Oval Office of the White House. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
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December 23, 2020 - 3:27 pm
President Trump’s demand for bigger aid checks for Americans confronts Republicans traditionally leery of such spending.
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., holds a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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October 29, 2020 - 12:44 pm
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued a scolding assessment of COVID-19 relief talks on Thursday.
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Motorists take part in a caravan protest in front of Senator John Kennedy's office at the Hale Boggs Federal Building asking for the extension of the $600 in unemployment benefits to people out of work because of the coronavirus in New Orleans, La. Wednes
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July 24, 2020 - 2:36 pm
Extra unemployment aid expires as virus threatens new states
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and President Donald Trump listen to a question during a conference call with banks on efforts to help small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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April 08, 2020 - 4:19 pm
Aid checks to Americans heading out next week. Read more about what's being done to help small businesses and a key vote on money to do that coming Thursday.
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President Donald Trump listens to a question during press briefing with the coronavirus task force, at the White House, Wednesday, March 18, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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March 18, 2020 - 4:46 pm
By JONATHAN LEMIRE and JILL COLVIN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Confronting twin health and economic crises, President Donald Trump announced Wednesday he will invoke emergency powers to marshal critical medical supplies against a coronavirus pandemic threatening to overwhelm hospitals and...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., walks back to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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March 18, 2020 - 12:34 pm
By LISA MASCARO, ZEKE MILLER and ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department said Wednesday it wants to start issuing direct payments to Americans by early next month as the centerpiece of a $1 trillion plan to stabilize the economy as the coronavirus epidemic threatens...
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