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Congressional Democrats, White House still at impasse over coronavirus bill

Congressional Democrats, White House still at impasse over coronavirus bill

Published 03/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Democrats in Congress are not close to a deal with the White House to pump more money into the U.S. [more…]

Pelosi says she has no confidence in White House coronavirus adviser Birx

Pelosi says she has no confidence in White House coronavirus adviser Birx

Published 02/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Sunday she does not have confidence in White House coronavirus task force coordinator Dr. Deborah [more…]

Factbox: Coronavirus in Congress – 14 members have tested or been presumed positive

Factbox: Coronavirus in Congress – 14 members have tested or been presumed positive

Published 01/08/2020

(Reuters) - At least 14 members of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate - seven Republicans and seven Democrats - have tested positive or [more…]

U.S. Republicans to unveil coronavirus aid proposal as time runs out on jobless benefits

U.S. Republicans to unveil coronavirus aid proposal as time runs out on jobless benefits

Published 27/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republicans on Monday are expected to unveil a $1 trillion coronavirus aid package hammered out with the White House, a [more…]

Explainer: What’s at stake in the battle over U.S. unemployment benefits in Congress?

Explainer: What’s at stake in the battle over U.S. unemployment benefits in Congress?

Published 27/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Enhanced unemployment benefits that the U.S. Congress authorized early in the coronavirus pandemic are due to expire at the end of July [more…]

Record number of Black women set to run for U.S. Congress

Record number of Black women set to run for U.S. Congress

Published 27/07/2020

WASHINGTON(Reuters) - Joyce Elliott, an Arkansas state senator who is seeking a U.S. congressional seat in November, was the second Black student to attend her [more…]

Gold roars to record high, dollar dives again

Gold roars to record high, dollar dives again

Published 27/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Gold soared to an all-time high on worsening ties between the United States and China, a sinking dollar and ultra-low interest rates [more…]

Trump team, Senate Republicans agree on coronavirus aid offer to Democrats

Trump team, Senate Republicans agree on coronavirus aid offer to Democrats

Published 27/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top aides to U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday they agreed in principle with Senate Republicans on a $1 trillion coronavirus [more…]

Imperiled Arizona U.S. Senator McSally’s hopes seen riding on Trump train

Imperiled Arizona U.S. Senator McSally’s hopes seen riding on Trump train

Published 27/07/2020

(Reuters) - U.S. Republican Senator Martha McSally shows every sign of being an imperiled incumbent, trailing Democratic challenger Mark Kelly in money and polling as [more…]

Factbox: Activists and politicians mourn John Lewis’ death

Factbox: Activists and politicians mourn John Lewis’ death

Published 18/07/2020

(Reuters) - U.S. flags were flown at half-staff on Saturday at the White House, federal properties and several states as politicians and activists voiced an [more…]