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Stimulus check round 2: Partisan politics stalling more payments?

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — Why haven’t Americans received another round of stimulus relief from Washington? Democrats will point the finger at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell while Republicans will blame Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. The bottom line for you: no new checks until things get worked out. And in the nation’s capital, that’s not […]

Trump plan to stem vet suicides focuses on public awareness

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump released a long-awaited plan Wednesday to address the persistently high number of suicides by veterans, with initiatives including firearm safety, wellness programs at workplaces and new barriers near railroads and bridges. As part of the $53 million, two-year effort, a public messaging campaign starting in the coming weeks is […]

Second stimulus check: Trump says ‘very generous’ payments could be announced soon

With job losses and COVID-19 cases mounting across the country, President Trump said in an interview Monday that there will be a second round of stimulus payments to Americans. “We will be doing another stimulus package,” President Trump said in an interview with a Scripps correspondent. The president offered few details, however, saying only, “It […]

New jobs report diminishes GOP appetite for more virus aid

A stronger than expected jobs report could further scramble an already uncertain picture for passing a fifth and possibly final coronavirus aid bill. The positive statistics are feeding the wait-and-see approach of the White House and its GOP allies in Congress.

New jobs report diminishes GOP appetite for more virus aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — A stronger than expected jobs report could further scramble an already uncertain picture for passing a fifth and possibly final coronavirus aid bill. The positive statistics are feeding thewait-and-see approach of the White House and its GOP allies in Congress. Republicans say the numbers vindicate their decision to take a pause and […]

The Latest: Trump goes to Mount Rushmore for fireworks

KEYSTONE, S.D. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s July Fourth celebration at Mount Rushmore (all times local): 7:55 p.m. President Donald Trump is accusing activists who want to remove monuments to Confederate generals and other divisive American leaders of conducting “a merciless campaign to wipe out our history, defame our heroes, erase our […]

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