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U.S. Risks Repeating 2009 Mistakes as Economic Recovery Slows

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Trillions of dollars in federal aid to households and businesses has allowed the U.S. economy to emerge from the first six months of the coronavirus...
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Amid Stimulus Impasse, Bipartisan Group Offers $1.5 Trillion Compromise

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A bipartisan group of 50 centrist lawmakers plans on Tuesday to present a $1.5 trillion plan to prop up the coronavirus-ravaged economy, making a last-ditch...
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Independent Watchdog Report Finds Inequity in Farm Aid Payments

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WASHINGTON — The Trump administration’s multibillion dollar farm aid program, managed by Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, has poured a disproportionate amount of money into big...
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Hopes Dim for Second Stimulus as Democrats Block Narrow GOP Plan

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WASHINGTON — Prospects for any additional stimulus to address the coronavirus pandemic’s devastating toll before the election darkened considerably on Thursday, when a whittled-down Republican...
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Hopes Dim for More Stimulus as Democrats Block Narrow G.O.P. Plan

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WASHINGTON — Prospects for any additional stimulus to address the coronavirus pandemic’s devastating toll before the election darkened considerably on Thursday, when a whittled-down Republican...
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Justice Dept. Announces Dozens of Fraud Charges in Small-Business Aid Program

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WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Thursday said it had charged 57 people with trying to steal more than $175 million from the Paycheck Protection...
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Amtrak Chief Pleads for Nearly $5 Billion to Survive Pandemic

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WASHINGTON — Amtrak’s chief executive, William J. Flynn, urged House lawmakers on Wednesday to provide $4.9 billion for the national passenger rail agency, warning that...
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Trump Moves to Cut Federal Funding From Democratic Cities

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President Trump has directed federal officials to find ways to cut funding to a string of cities controlled by Democrats, citing violence amid protests against...