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    What’s in the $2 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Package

    Congressional leaders and the Trump administration agreed early Wednesday morning to a massive $2 trillion aid package designed to support individuals and businesses struggling amid the coronavirus...

  • U.S. President Trump holds news conference on the coronavirus outbreak at the White House in Washington

    Trump Wants US 'Opened Up' by Easter

    President Trump said Tuesday that he hopes to have the U.S. economy reopened in less than three weeks. “I would love to have the country opened up and just raring to go by Easter,” Trump said on a...

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    Congress Closes In on a $2 Trillion Coronavirus Deal

    Congressional negotiators and the Trump administration are nearing a bipartisan agreement on a massive coronavirus relief bill totaling nearly $2 trillion — a spending package that would be far and...

  • McConnell speaks to the media after a meeting to wrap up work on coronavirus economic aid legislation

    Senate Fails Again on Coronavirus Relief Bill

    They still don’t have a deal. For the second time in two days, Senate Democrats on Monday blocked a nearly $2 trillion coronavirus relief package, as a four-day-long scramble to finalize the...

  • FILE PHOTO: A sign on an insurance store advertises Obamacare in San Ysidro

    Some States Reopen Obamacare Markets

    As the Affordable Care Act reaches its 10 th anniversary of being signed into law, at least eight states are reopening their Obamacare health insurance marketplaces in response to the coronavirus...

  • Joe Biden

    Biden Slams Trump's Coronavirus Response

    Where’s Joe Biden? The Democratic presidential frontrunner has faced questions over his lack of visibility in recent days as the coronavirus crisis has grown. On Monday, in what was reportedly his...

  • Goldman Forecasts a Stunning Drop in Economic Activity

    Economists at Goldman Sachs are forecasting a 24% drop in gross domestic product in the second quarter, according to a research report released Friday. The stunning drop is expected to follow a 6%...

  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks after the Republican weekly policy lunch on Capitol Hill in Washington

    Senate Leaders Scramble for Deal on Massive Stimulus Plan

    Top lawmakers and the White House scrambled Friday to negotiate a massive, bipartisan stimulus package to address the widespread economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, aiming to bridge some...