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Pelosi believes coronavirus relief deal still possible as Democrats prepare new package

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill on Sept. 10, 2020. Ting Shen/Xinhua via Getty Images House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday said another coronavirus stimulus plan is possible as House Democrats try to forge ahead on......
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Pelosi preps new coronavirus relief plan amid stalled talks

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer held several weeks of negotiations with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House chief of staff Mark Meadows from late July to early August, but the talks failed amid partisan finger-pointing. The two......
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Dodds: ‘Relief this government have U-turned now’

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The shadow chancellor says half of her 40 requests for targeted wage support for workers have been “rebuffed” by the government. After the chancellor announced his job support scheme, Anneliese Dodds said it was a “relief this government has U-turned now”. She said the delay will have “impacted on business......
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Coronavirus in South Africa: Relief, pride and the ‘new normal’

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image copyrightGetty Images South Africa, which had one of the world’s earliest and strictest lockdowns, is marking a significant shift in its fight against coronavirus, writes BBC Africa correspondent Andrew Harding. It was hardly a “mission accomplished” moment. South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa looked appropriately dour, and sounded appropriately cautious,......
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Stimulus checks. The eviction ban. Unemployment benefits. Here’s what relief measures you can rely on

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Senate Republicans shrug off Trump’s call for larger Covid-19 relief measure

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Senate Majority Whip John Thune (R-S.D.) warned Wednesday that the bigger the price tag for any relief package, the more difficult it would be to get Senate Republicans on board. “If the number gets too high, anything that got passed......
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The private student loan market has grown. During the pandemic, its borrowers see little relief

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Those with private student loans find themselves in a difficult situation during the pandemic. fizkes | iStock | Getty Images The U.S. Department of Education has said that people with federally held student loans don’t need to resume making payments......
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Senator Chris Coons on COVID-19 relief legislation and foreign interference in 2020 election

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Senator Chris Coons, a Democrat from Delaware, joins CBSN’s Lana Zak to discuss foreign efforts to interfere in the upcoming election and stalled negotiations over coronavirus relief legislation on Capitol Hill. Source link...
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West Coast Wildfires, Coronavirus Relief Bill, 2020 Election Hacking : Up First

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NPR Plumes of smoke clouds and bright red spots can be seen from space as deadly West Coast wildfires force hundreds of thousands of people from their homes. Also, the stalemate over a relief bill is dragging on in Congress as Democrats block a Republican-backed relief package. And, the same......
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Senate fails to advance slimmed-down GOP coronavirus relief bill

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — The Senate failed to advance a slimmed-down coronavirus relief bill in a procedural vote on Thursday, as Republicans and Democrats remain at an impasse in negotiating legislation to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The legislation proposed by Senate......
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Senate readies vote on narrow coronavirus relief package

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here The stakes are high for both parties, with the November election less than 60 days away and only a short window left before lawmakers go home for a final stretch of campaigning. Meanwhile, hundreds of Americans continue to die each......
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Odds shrink for a coronavirus relief deal

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here “The race for treatments and vaccines has gone without the additional funding that Republicans wanted to deliver,” McConnell said. “Families have gone without the economic relief that Republicans wanted to put in their pockets. And Washington Democrats have just kept......
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South Dakota governor uses coronavirus relief funds for $5 million tourism ad despite COVID surge

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem’s administration announced Tuesday that it is using federal coronavirus relief funds to pay for a $5 million tourism ad campaign aimed at drawing people to the state. The move comes even as the state......
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JPMorgan says some employees have ‘fallen short’ as bank probes abuses of government relief funds

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Jamie Dimon, chairman and chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co., listens during a Business Roundtable CEO Innovation Summit discussion in Washington, D.C., Dec. 6, 2018. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images JPMorgan Chase welcomed employees back from......
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Senate Republicans eye Thursday vote on new Covid-19 relief measure

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Senate Republicans are increasingly confident that 51 of the 53 members of the GOP caucus will support the measure and leadership is tentatively planning a Thursday vote, according to Republican aides. “It does not contain every idea our party likes,”......
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Pence says White House, Congress have reached agreement to avoid shutdown without adding coronavirus relief

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Trump administration and Congress have agreed to pass a bill to avoid a government shutdown without tying funding to separate measures such as coronavirus relief, Vice President Mike Pence said Friday. Approving a so-called continuing resolution, which would temporarily set......
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Schumer rips ’emaciated’ Republican coronavirus relief plan

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Earlier this summer, Covid cases were dipping and states started reopening. Weeks later, there was a resurgence. Trump is now looking at a repeat of that situation — just two months ahead of the election. Senate Republicans have previously been......
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Meadows: ‘We’re not going to negotiate’ on coronavirus relief bill

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here White House chief of staff Mark Meadows on Sunday drew his line in the sand on a new coronavirus relief bill, saying the Trump administration is sticking firm with its $1.3 trillion offer as talks with Democratic leadership remain at......

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