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Little applause due Democrats on stimulus bill

9 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

President Trump on Friday signed a $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law, after Congress finally reached a compromise and passed it. It must be said, Trump was...
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Hawks no more: Fiscal conservatives embrace rescue package

15 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Republicans who have spent the past decade howling about the danger of ballooning deficits embraced the mammoth coronavirus rescue package approved by Congress this week...
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Trump signs $2.2T stimulus after swift congressional votes

16 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

By ANDREW TAYLOR, ALAN FRAM, LAURIE KELLMAN and DARLENE SUPERVILLE WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law...
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The left makes a grudging peace with massive rescue package

18 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

The modern liberal movement was reborn out of anger over the 2008 bailout. This time, liberals find little choice but to swallow Congress's massive rescue plan.
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The Pentagon's big problem: How to prepare for war during a pandemic

The Pentagon's big problem: How to prepare for war during a pandemic

19 hours ago   |   Politico

Large-scale field exercises canceled. Recruiting stations shuttered. And most alarming: a steady rise in coronavirus infections aboard warships, in special operations units...
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Coronavirus bailout unites Donald Trump, John Kerry

20 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

It took a “Masshole” to do it, but Washington is finally united in defeating the coronavirus. United in the belief that U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie is the biggest jerk in...
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Washington quietly prepares a bank rescue - just in case

Washington quietly prepares a bank rescue - just in case

21 hours ago   |   Politico

Tucked inside Congress' $2 trillion economic rescue package for America is sweeping authority for the government to come to the aid of the one industry that has insisted it...
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Meadows toggles between legislator, White House roles

23 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - When it came time to heave the largest aid package in U.S. history over the finish line, Republican Rep. Mark Meadows was the closer, working with Democrats to get...
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Trump signs $2.2T stimulus after swift congressional votes

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald   |   4 articles

By ANDREW TAYLOR, ALAN FRAM, LAURIE KELLMAN and DARLENE SUPERVILLE WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law...
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Massie rejects Trump's demand he be ousted from GOP

Massie rejects Trump's demand he be ousted from GOP

1 day ago   |   Politico

Rep. Thomas Massie isn't sorry. He's facing scorching criticism - including from President Donald Trump and just about every Democrat - for forcing members of Congress to...
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Trump says he's eyeing quarantine of New York, surrounding area

Trump says he's eyeing quarantine of New York, surrounding area

President Donald Trump said his administration could announce a large-scale two-week quarantine of New York and the surrounding area later Saturday. “We'd like to see New York... Read more ...

Spain tightens lockdown as coronavirus death toll spikes

Spain tightens lockdown as coronavirus death toll spikes

All non-essential workplaces in Spain will close for two weeks to try to curb the spread of the coronavirus, Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez said Saturday after the country's... Read more ...

Ex-Senator Liked to Beat 'My Head Against a Wall'

Ex-Senator Liked to Beat 'My Head Against a Wall'

Former US Sen. Tom Coburn, an Oklahoma family doctor who earned a reputation as a conservative political maverick as he railed against federal earmarks and subsidies for the... Read more ...

Canada to ban passengers with Covid-19 symptoms from domestic flights, trains

Canada to ban passengers with Covid-19 symptoms from domestic flights, trains

Canada will ban travelers showing any symptoms associated with Covid-19 from domestic flights and trains beginning Monday at noon, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced... Read more ...

Trump Again Bashes Governors Of Washington And Michigan Over Coronavirus

Trump Again Bashes Governors Of Washington And Michigan Over Coronavirus

“Don't call,” the president told Vice President Pence of the governors as the states battle the growing pandemic. Read more ...

Trump Orders GM To Produce Ventilators, Invoking Defense Production Act

Trump Orders GM To Produce Ventilators, Invoking Defense Production Act

The memorandum directed at General Motors comes as hospitals say they'll need more ventilators to weather the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

WATCH: Coronavirus Task Force To Hold Briefing After Trump Signs Aid Package

WATCH: Coronavirus Task Force To Hold Briefing After Trump Signs Aid Package

The president indicated there would be an announcement about deals to make more ventilators, masks and other equipment. The news conference is scheduled to begin shortly. Watch... Read more ...

Relief Package Includes Billions For Boeing And Airlines

Relief Package Includes Billions For Boeing And Airlines

Air travel has rapidly decreased, Congress has stepped up with assistance: more than $60 billion in aid for airlines as well as Boeing and some of its critical suppliers. Read more ...

Trump: 'I Don't Believe You Need 30K Ventilators'

Trump: 'I Don't Believe You Need 30K Ventilators'

As the coronavirus crisis escalates, hospitals are pleading for ventilators to save the lives of patients whose lungs are failing. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state... Read more ...

Poll: Majority approve of Trump's coronavirus response, but more Americans...

Poll: Majority approve of Trump's coronavirus response, but more Americans say he was too slow to act

A majority of Americans approve of President Donald Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new survey, although an even larger number say he acted too... Read more ...