Published: Jan 29, 2021
WASHINGTON - The two newly elected Democratic senators from Georgia pressed White House officials and fellow Senate Democrats Thursday to act quickly to pass a new round of stimulus checks, arguing that this promise won their party the Senate majority and needs to get done.
Published: Jan 06, 2021
WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden will face pressure to send millions of Americans $2,000 stimulus checks and deliver on an aggressive economic agenda as Democrats closed in on unified control of Washington with likely Senate wins in Georgia.
Published: Jan 03, 2021
With spray paint, fake blood and a pig's head, vandals defaced the homes of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., this week after Congress adjourned at the end of 2020 without the Senate passing a House bill approving $2,000 stimulus checks.
Published: Dec 29, 2020
WASHINGTON - The House on Monday voted to beef up stimulus checks set to go to American households in the coming weeks from $600 to $2,000. The chamber acted swiftly after President Donald Trump demanded the larger payments in the past week, but passage of the measure is uncertain because Senate Republicans have not unified behind the idea.
Published: Dec 25, 2020
WASHINGTON - House Republicans on Thursday blocked an effort by House Democrats to approve $2,000 stimulus payments for millions of Americans. Democrats were seeking to advance the measure after President Donald Trump demanded it on Tuesday night, breaking with many of his fellow Republicans.
Published: Dec 24, 2020
WASHINGTON - House Democrats on Friday will try to pass legislation giving $2,000 stimulus payments to millions of Americans, seizing on President Trump's demand from Tuesday night.