McConnell Criticizes $2,000 Stimulus Check Plan as Benefitting High-Earners

Married couples making between $150,000 and $200,000 a year, and in some cases up to $300,000 would still receive some

Sanders Threatens to Stall Defense Veto Override Until Senate Votes on $2,000 COVID Checks

Sanders cannot indefinitely hold up the override vote, currently scheduled for Tuesday, but he can delay it until the new

House Overrides Trump Veto of Defense Bill

The House secured enough votes to override President Trump’s veto of the National Defense Authorization Act on Monday, sending the

Rand Paul Outlines $54 Billion in ‘Outlandish’ Government Waste in Annual Festivus Report

Among Paul’s instances of waste were several health studies, including more than $36 million spent on studying why stress makes

Dem Leadership Joins Trump in Calling for $2,000 Stimulus Checks

Following Trump’s remarks, Ocasio-Cortez and Tlaib announced a standalone bill that would send out $2,000 checks.

The Fake Controversy around Steve Mnuchin’s Fed Letter

Silly debates over whether emergency credit-facility programs should be allowed to expire — they should — distract from a more

Uber, Lyft Escape California’s Crackdown — but Law Will Continue to Devastate Gig Economy

While it’s nice that industries with deep pockets were able to win carve-outs via ballot measure, the devastating effects of

Trump Administration Wants U.S. Investors to Hold Majority Stake in TikTok

Officials in the administration have expressed skepticism over a deal that would leave Chinese-based ByteDance with a majority stake in

Senate Republicans Cast Doubt on COVID Relief Bill’s Prospects, Prompting White House to Consider More Executive Orders

Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell accused the Democrats of forcing unreasonable demands.

Pelosi Declines to Hold Saturday Vote on Smaller Bill to Expand Unemployment Benefits

The House speaker said it could undercut negotiations on other Democratic funding priorities.

Senate Adjourns Through Labor Day Without Reaching Coronavirus Relief Deal

Mitch McConnell said that if an agreement is reached while the Senate is adjourned, they will come back to vote

Schumer Pushes Tax Cut for High Earners as Part of COVID Relief Bill

Most Republicans oppose repealing the cap, saying that a repeal would primarily benefit high-income people in coastal states.

Zuckerberg To Testify that Anti-Trust Legislation against Facebook Will Only Aid China

Facebook chief executive officer will argue that any weakening of U.S. companies will cede territory to Chinese companies.