The economics and politics of stimulus, taxes everywhere, the tech wars, the deficit, South Sudan, and more.
The politics of stimulus, trade deficits, big government and big tech and more.
The Democrat-controlled House passed the measure without any GOP votes ahead of representatives’ last day in Washington on Friday.
On the menu today: a SPAC ETF, Congress debates another round of stimulus, and Donald Kendall, R.I.P.
(Mario Tama/Getty Images) A divisive California law that could upend the business models of apps that rely on gig workers
Mitch McConnell said that if an agreement is reached while the Senate is adjourned, they will come back to vote
Higher home ownership rates, unpacking Kodak’s mismanagement of government funds, and the (likely apocryphal) kidnapping of Adam Smith.
Most Republicans oppose repealing the cap, saying that a repeal would primarily benefit high-income people in coastal states.
(Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Government rescue loans meant for struggling small businesses went to a number of well-connected
The deal was reached early Tuesday morning after nearly five days of intense negotiations.
The IRS and the Treasury department did not use death records in the first three sets of payments — 72
(Drew Angerer/Getty Images) House Democrats’ newest coronavirus relief proposal would allow influential Washington lobbying groups — funded by deep-pocketed corporations
(FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images) The story is part of a series about lawmakers’ personal financial disclosures. OpenSecrets recently
(Spencer Platt/Getty Images) The Treasury Department has finalized terms to send billions in grants to major airlines hammered by the
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(ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images) Washington lobbying firms are finding new clients as businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic race
The US Capitol Building on March 25, 2020, in Washington, DC. – The US Senate was poised to pass a
Quick cash payments may prove both easier to administer and more effective than sick leave. Meanwhile, the Fed should ease