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Biden to Meet Senate Democrats on Stimulus Plan

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

President Biden will call into a meeting of fellow party members as the Senate prepares to take up the $1.9 trillion relief plan. They are expected to discuss possible changes to the bill because Democrats cannot afford to lose any votes in the closely divided chamber.
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10 Senate Democrats tell Biden to implement recurring stimulus checks after $1.9 trillion bill is passed

10 Senate Democrats tell Biden to implement recurring stimulus checks after $1.9 trillion bill is passed

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement A group of Democratic senators is calling for President Joe Biden to support regular direct-payment checks to low-income Americans while the US economy recovers from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
In a letter to the president calling for the measure, they wrote: "This crisis is far from over, and families deserve certainty that they can put food on the table and keep a roof over their heads."
"Families should not be at the mercy of constantly-shifting legislative timelines and ad hoc solutions."
Previous stimulus-check plans have always dealt in single...
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Democrats Debate Biden's Relief Bill as Deadline Looms

1 month ago   |   By Bloomberg

Senate Democrats will take up President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid relief package this week as two factions within the party attempt to work out final details. Bloomberg Government's Jack Fitzpatrick has the details on “Bloomberg Surveillance."
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The $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Plan

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

As the Senate prepares to vote on President Biden's first major piece of legislation, we look at the partisan debate that has erupted around it.
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US Senate prepares to debate Biden's $1.9T COVID-19 relief bill this week

US Senate prepares to debate Biden's $1.9T COVID-19 relief bill this week

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate could begin debating President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill as early as this Wednesday according to a Senate Democratic aide.
This would begin a multi-day process in an effort to get the stimulus legislation passed through the Senate in the next two weeks where Democrats face strong Republican opposition.
What's inside the $1.9T COVID-19 relief bill advancing in Congress
Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said on the Senate floor Monday morning that after the Senate confirmed three more cabinet positions for the Biden administration, debate...
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Biden aims for sweeping climate goal - with or without Congress

Biden aims for sweeping climate goal - with or without Congress

President Joe Biden pledged Thursday to slash U.S. emissions of greenhouse gases in at least half by 2030 - an ambitious target that will require retooling the world's largest... Read more ...

Time is running out for the 53 crew members on a missing Indonesian...

Time is running out for the 53 crew members on a missing Indonesian submarine. Authorities say the vessel has less than 36 hours of oxygen left

Summary List Placement The Indonesian navy is racing against time to find and save the 53 crew members on board the missing KRI Nanggala-402 submarine, as the vessel only... Read more ...

Israel says a Syrian missile struck near its top-secret nuclear reactor, so...

Israel says a Syrian missile struck near its top-secret nuclear reactor, so it attacked Syria back

Summary List Placement Israel and Syria exchanged missile attacks early Thursday, with Israel's military saying that a Syrian surface-to-missile exploded near its top-secret... Read more ...

Extinction Rebellion activists break windows, stage protest outside HSBC HQ...

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Tesla's top lawyer has left Elon Musk's company for a 26-year-old...

Tesla's top lawyer has left Elon Musk's company for a 26-year-old billionaire's self-driving startup

Summary List Placement Tesla's top lawyer, Alan Prescott, has left the electric car company to join Luminar Technologies, a startup that develops laser sensors for self-driving... Read more ...

Cops are willing to say Derek Chauvin is a murderer. Right-wing media stars...

Cops are willing to say Derek Chauvin is a murderer. Right-wing media stars are still struggling with that fact

Summary List Placement Derek Chauvin murdered George Floyd. We can say that now that, after a jury of Chauvin's peers said he committed second-degree murder when the former... Read more ...

JetBlue and American are launching 24 new routes as the two airlines expand...

JetBlue and American are launching 24 new routes as the two airlines expand their partnership

Summary List Placement JetBlue Airways and American Airlines are once again expanding their partnership in what they call the "Northeast Alliance" with new routes and expanded... Read more ...

Fake COVID-19 vaccines have been discovered by Pfizer in Mexico and Poland

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Summary List Placement Fake coronavirus vaccines are popping up, with the first two cases in Mexico and Poland, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer said, according to a report from the... Read more ...

The lawyer who pointed his gun at Black Lives Matter protesters in St. Louis...

The lawyer who pointed his gun at Black Lives Matter protesters in St. Louis is considering running for Senate

Summary List Placement The lawyer who pointed his gun at Black Lives Matter protesters as they passed through his St. Louis, Missouri, gated community has said he is... Read more ...