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Trump order gives 35 million student loan borrowers a break until 2021. What we know so far

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Trump extends payment pause for student loan borrowers until 2021 SEARCH QUOTES Source – Click here for more To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...
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Small business confidence rebounds from all-time low, but Main Street still has a long way to go

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Popular summer vacation spot Provincetown, Massachusetts, is taking Covid-19 seriously, mandating mask-wearing and limiting the number of customers in stores, but consumers are still out. (Photo by Zach D Roberts/NurPhoto via Getty Images) NurPhoto | NurPhoto | Getty Images Small......
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Trump Goes Around Congress to Provide Pandemic Relief

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President Trump, a self-proclaimed master at making deals, again opted for executive action over negotiation with Congress. And, yes, we’re still waiting for Joe Biden to pick a running mate. It’s Monday, and this is your politics tip sheet. Sign up here to get On Politics in your inbox every......
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Second $1,200 stimulus checks could be coming. For many, that won’t cover the rent

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Sidestepping Congress, Trump Signs Executive Measures for Pandemic Relief

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Signing the orders was a familiar tactic from a president who has portrayed himself as the ultimate deal-maker, but in practice has shown little interest in or skill for negotiating with Congress, bristling against the limitations of his power. It recalled his decision in 2018 to shut down the government......
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Trump signs orders aimed at extending some pandemic relief after Congress fails to reach a deal

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here US President Donald Trump speaks during the renewed briefing of the Coronavirus Task Force in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House on July 21, 2020, in Washington, DC. Jim Watson | AFP | Getty Images President Donald Trump......
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Trump Threatens to Bypass Congress as Stimulus Talks Fail Again

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WASHINGTON — Crisis negotiations between the White House and top Democrats teetered on the brink of collapse on Friday, as both sides said they remained deeply divided on an economic recovery package and President Trump threatened to bypass Congress and act on his own to provide relief if no deal......
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Congress’ last-ditch talks on virus stimulus fail

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mark Meadows (left) and Steven Mnuchin represent the White House in the talks Last-ditch negotiations at the US Congress to forge another stimulus package for the coronavirus-ravaged economy have collapsed in stalemate. Democrats and Republicans remain at odds over everything from unemployment benefits to......
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Some foreign workers were sent stimulus checks in error. Fixing the mistake won’t be easy

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We read hundreds of pages of emails that Congress collected from the biggest tech companies in the world — here are the most revealing things we found

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Congress, NBA Remain at Odds Over China Dealings

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http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTc0MzA4MDcxODQ4MjkwMTcy/adam-silver-respects-peaceful-protest.jpg Ross Dellenger Communication exchanges between the NBA and Congress over the association’s relationship with the Chinese are growing more tense. In the most recent correspondence, two U.S. senators purport that the NBA deceived Congressional members about its involvement in a youth basketball academy based in a controversial region of......
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White House and Congress Remain Far From Any Stimulus Deal

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WASHINGTON — Top Democrats and White House officials on Wednesday remained nowhere close to an agreement for a new rescue package to address the coronavirus’s toll on the economy, growing increasingly pessimistic that they could meet a self-imposed Friday deadline as President Trump again threatened to act on his own......
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Fed’s Mester calls on Congress for pandemic recovery help, says ‘downside risks’ to the economy are on the rise

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank President Loretta Mester poses during an interview on the sidelines of the American Economic Association’s annual meeting in San Diego, California, January 3, 2020. Ann Saphir | Reuters Cleveland Federal President Loretta Mester called Wednesday for......
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Biden will not travel to Milwaukee for the Democratic National Convention amid coronavirus pandemic

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Vice President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the third day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 27, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Getty Images WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden and the rest of the speakers......
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Barack Obama issues his first round of 2020 endorsements

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Former U.S. President Barack Obama Sean Gallup | Getty Images WASHINGTON — Former President Barack Obama released his first slate of 2020 candidate endorsements on Monday, putting his considerable political weight behind 118 candidates up and down the ballot in......
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How negotiations over second $1,200 stimulus checks could shape up

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Motorcoach industry looks to Congress to keep buses on the road as pandemic wipes out travel demand

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Glenn Every’s lot is loaded with buses sitting idle. “We’re devastated,” said Every, the owner and operator of Tonche Transit, a small bus company in Mount Tremper, New York. “It’s like someone turned a switch off on March 13, and with......
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Will Congress Act on Covid Soon? ‘I’m Not Optimistic’

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The debate continues over the coronavirus stimulus, and Joe Arpaio, 88, comes back on the scene (yes, really). It’s Monday, and this is your politics tip sheet. A protester held a sign referring to coronavirus deaths in the United States as President Trump’s motorcade entered the Trump National Golf Club......

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