Nancy Pelosi was narrowly reelected Sunday as speaker, giving her the reins of Democrats’ slender House majority as she and President-elect Joe Biden set a challenging course of producing legislation to tackle the pandemic, revive the economy and address other party priorities.“We accept a...

For the latest information on the ongoing stimulus negotiations, please check out our coverage here.Congress is now truly down to the wire with only one week left to put pen to paper on a relief package.On Friday, Congress passed a one-week spending bill to avert a government shutdown and...

On Tuesday, the White House unveiled a $916 billion stimulus plan that would send most Americans a $600 stimulus check.That proposal was quickly shot down by Democratic leadership, given that it didn’t include money for enhanced unemployment insurance for the more than 19 million Americans...

Our mission to make business better is fueled by readers like you. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today.For the millions of Americans waiting on another stimulus check this winter, the news isn’t good: Those $1,200 checks may not be coming.On Tuesday, a group of...

For months Democratic and Republican leaders have failed to reach an agreement for another COVID-19 relief package, which would include items like a second round of $1,200 stimulus checks.But staffers on Capitol Hill expect that breakthrough to come shortly after the inauguration of...

Prior to the election, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump were both in agreement to send another $1,200 stimulus check to Americans. But that plan was held up as the two sides debated the other items and final price tag of the next stimulus package: House Democrats stood firm at...

Prior to the election, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump were both in agreement to send another $1,200 stimulus check to Americans. But that plan was held up as the two sides debated the other items and final price tag of the next stimulus package: House Democrats stood firm at...

The gridlocked stimulus negotiations on Capitol Hill just got a major shake-up: a Joe Biden win.Since July, the White House, Senate Republicans, and the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives have failed to reach a deal on a second massive stimulus package. Democratic leaders came down...

Months of stimulus talks between the White House, Senate Republicans, and the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives have yet to produce a deal.The cure to the stalled stimulus negotiations? Good old American democracy. The outcome of the Tuesday presidential election will be what...

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today.Weeks of daily negotiations between the White House and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi almost assuredly won’t result in a stimulus deal before the election, as the...

Speaker Nancy Pelosi once predicted she’d have the 2020 House Democratic majority secured by November — of 2019.Now, days before the Nov. 3 election, she seems to have done it, and she’s expanding her reach.With control of the House hardly contested, Pelosi is working to fortify...

The White House and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi look like they’re on the cusp of making an economic-aid deal that would send Americans a second round of $1,200 stimulus checks.“I think we’re just about there,” Pelosi told reporters on Thursday after meeting with Treasury Secretary Steven...