Second stimulus checks: Republicans to include $1,200 checks in new stimulus proposal

(CNN) — White House officials and Senate Republicans are finalizing a bill that would offer $1,200 checks to many Americans and that would not renew the full unemployment insurance enhancement as part of a proposal for the next stimulus bill set to be unveiled Monday, several top administration officials said Sunday. White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow […]

2nd stimulus check almost certain, but details unclear

While Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill are still arguing over what the next coronavirus aid package should look like, they do seem to agree on one point: Americans should get another stimulus check.

Stimulus talks have stalled, but pressure to act is rising

WASHINGTON (CNN) — A resilient US job market in May and June fed investor hopes that a strong economic recovery could quickly power the country out of a crippling recession occurring amid a global health crisis. But, the jobs report for July, due this week, may serve as a reality check, raising pressure on Congress to push […]

Newsfeed Now: Tracking Isaias; Stimulus negotiations continue

Weekdays at 11:30 a.m. EST, Newsfeed Now will be streaming the top stories in the U.S. utilizing our newsrooms across the country. If you miss the live report, you’ll be able to see a replay minutes after the stream ends. (KARK/NEXSTAR) – Tropical Storm Isaias is forecast to impact the South Carolina coast on Monday. […]

Stimulus timeline: Here’s where each side stands with a proposal

(CNN) — Democrats have a proposal on the table. Republicans have a proposal on the table. The two sides are roughly $2.5 trillion apart on the topline, facing gulfs epic in scale on the granular policy level and have all of four days to reach a deal before federal unemployment benefits expire. Bottom line: Congressional leaders and […]