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  • President Trump holds a Cabinet Meeting at the White House

    Trump Threatens to Cut Off Funding for Schools That Don’t Reopen

    President Trump threatened to cut off federal funding for schools that don’t restart in-person classes by the fall and assailed Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines for reopening...

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

    McConnell Opens the Door to More Stimulus Checks, for Some

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Monday outlined the key elements he’d want to have included in the next coronavirus relief bill, opening the door to more direct payments to Americans...

  • Healthcare workers with ChristianaCare test people with symptoms of the coronavirus in a drive-thru in the parking lot of Chase

    CBO Estimates Damage to US Economy from Coronavirus

    The coronavirus crisis will scar the U.S. economy for years to come, according to the updated 10-year outlook from the Congressional Budget Office, released Thursday. “The economic outlook for 2020...

  • A security camera hangs near a corner of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington

    The Decline of the IRS

    ProPublica has been documenting what it calls “the descent of the IRS” over the last decade as the agency struggles with budget cuts and hostility from lawmakers. In a report Thursday, the...

  • Dome of the U.S. Capitol Building

    What the Next Stimulus Package Could Look Like

    While serious negotiations on the next possible coronavirus stimulus package won’t begin until Congress returns to Washington on July 20, some analysts think the strong June jobs report may make it...