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HOUSE SPEAKER Nancy Pelosi of Calif., accompanied by House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., left, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer of Md., right, and other bipartisan legislators, signs the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act after it passed in the House on Capitol Hill, Friday, March 27, 2020, in Washington. The $2.2 trillion package will head to head to President Donald Trump for his signature. / AP FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARNIK

House passes $2.2T rescue package, rushes it to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) – Acting swiftly in an extraordinary time, the House rushed President Donald Trump a $2.2 trillion rescue package Friday, tossing a life...
CONGRESS AND the White House have reached an agreement on a $2 trillion deal to fight the impacts of COVID-19. / AP FILE PHOTO/CAROLYN KASTER

White House, Congress agree on $2 trillion virus rescue bill

WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House and Senate leaders of both major political parties announced agreement early Wednesday on an unprecedented $2 trillion emergency...
THE U.S. TREASURY DEPARTMENT has proposed dedicating $500 billion to start issuing direct payments to Americans by early next month. / AP FILE PHOTO/CAROLYN KASTER

Treasury proposal: Deliver $500B to Americans starting April

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Treasury Department said Wednesday it wants to dedicate $500 billion to start issuing direct payments to Americans by early next...
PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP has declared the coronavirus pandemic a national emergency. / AP FILE PHOTO/EVAN VUCCI

Trump declares virus pandemic a national emergency

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump announced Friday that he is declaring the coronavirus pandemic a national emergency, as Washington struggles with providing Americans...

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