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Rep. Rick Allen tests positive for COVID-19

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jesse Byrnes Rep. Rick AllenRichard (Rick) Wayne AllenLawmaker-linked businesses received PPP loans Child care advocates press Congress to help families cope with costs Oregon quits federal family planning program over new abortion restrictions MORE (R-Ga.) on Tuesday became the......

Economists are calling for more stimulus checks. Here’s where assistance plans stand

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here For Americans who have had a tough year financially amid Covid-19, a second set of $1,200 stimulus checks would provide some much welcome relief. But lawmakers on Capitol Hill still need to work out their differences before they can approve......

Biden team denies president-elect wants Democrats to accept smaller relief deal

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Joe Biden‘s transition team denied Monday that the president-elect’s advisors have pushed Democratic congressional leaders to agree to a smaller coronavirus stimulus package in order to win more relief now. In public remarks, the former vice president has repeatedly supported......

Mnuchin says he and GOP leaders will discuss plan to pass targeted stimulus with Democrats’ help

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday that he and senior GOP lawmakers will attempt to draft a targeted stimulus package with Democrats in the coming weeks. Mnuchin explained that he and White House chief of staff Mark Meadows will later......

House Democrats nominate Pelosi for speaker in leadership elections

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — House Democrats met Wednesday to elect their leaders for the incoming Congress, with Speaker Nancy Pelosi easily winning her caucus’ nomination for another term as speaker. Pelosi is scheduled to speak to reporters after the leadership elections......

The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by the UAE Embassy in Washington, DC – Dems push McConnell on COVID-19 relief; Grassley contracts COVID-19

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver                  Presented by the UAE Embassy in Washington, DC     Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. It is Wednesday! We get you up to speed on......

McConnell wants deal this week on fiscal 2021 spending figures

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordain Carney Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellSenators clash on the floor over wearing masks: ‘I don’t need your instruction’ On The Money: Biden urges Congress to pass Democrats’ COVID-19 relief package | Fears of double-dip recession......

Congress is far from sending more stimulus help as coronavirus cases surge and economic pain looms

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The U.S. Capitol dome is reflected on an ambulance at sunset in Washington, November 10, 2020. Erin Scott | Reuters Congress appeared nowhere close to passing another coronavirus relief bill Tuesday as infections surge across the country and new public......

Election results, vaccine news could shake up the outlook for a coronavirus stimulus package. What you need to know about the aid that may be coming

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here s Washington lawmakers have worked to come to an agreement on the next coronavirus relief package for months. Post-election, those talks could get shaken up by new developments on Capitol Hill. That includes the election of Democratic candidate Joe Biden......

Pelosi insists a smaller House majority will not force her to compromise more

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) responds to questions as she speaks to reporters about the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and the 2020 U.S. presidential election results during her weekly news conference at the U.S. Capitol......

Pelosi faces caucus divisions in Biden era

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Mike Lillis and Cristina Marcos For Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiHow Biden might use executive power to advance economic agenda Overnight Health Care: Schumer, Pelosi want Heroes Act as ‘starting point’ in new COVID-19 relief talks | Labs warn of......

Democrats and Republicans are still far apart on economic stimulus deal as coronavirus infections surge

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The top Democrats in Congress said Thursday that a record surge in U.S. coronavirus infections raises the urgency for a new relief bill. The part of the process that has confounded Washington for months — crafting a bill backed by......

Biden’s Irish ties add new dimension to ‘endgame’ Brexit talks

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential nominee Joe Biden speaks at his election rally, after the news media announced that Biden has won the 2020 U.S. presidential election over President Donald Trump, in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S., November 7, 2020. Jim Bourg |......

It could take until January before more coronavirus stimulus relief is finalized

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Coronavirus stimulus update: Why more aid may not come until January Search quotes, news & videos Source – Click here for more To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

Biden claims a ‘mandate’ to govern, calls for end to ‘partisan warfare’

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jonathan Easley Democratic nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden pulls ahead of Trump in Georgia Biden takes lead in Georgia, makes gains in Pennsylvania Gore: This election is ‘completely different’ than 2000 MORE on Friday said the breadth of votes he’s......

Election scrambles prospects for next COVID-19 relief bill

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Niv Elis The election results, both known and unknown, have scrambled the prospects for a new coronavirus relief bill after months of negotiations. With no declared winner in the presidential race and next year’s Senate majority likely in limbo......

Ocasio-Cortez defends progressives from blame for Democratic ‘underperformance’

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Cristina Marcos Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezOcasio-Cortez knocks McCaskill over comments about Democrats leaving voters behind Ocasio-Cortez slams Trump’s ‘authoritarian’ declaration of victory All four ‘squad’ members easily win reelection MORE (D-N.Y.) argued Friday that progressivism isn’t to blame for......

Democrats are projected to lose House seats but keep their majority

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat from California, speaks during a news conference at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee headquarters in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. Alyssa Schukar | Bloomberg | Getty Images Democrats will keep......

First-term Democrat presses for coronavirus relief agreement this year

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Naomi Jagoda Rep. Cindy AxneCindy AxneChamber-endorsed Dems struggle on election night Axne wins reelection in Iowa Democrats poised for House gains with boost from Trump-won districts MORE (D-Iowa), a first-term lawmaker who won reelection in a state carried by......

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