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Stimulus negotiations: Things are in a bad place despite optimistic talk

Stimulus negotiations: Things are in a bad place despite optimistic talk

The US economy, plagued by a resurgent pandemic, is showing signs of sliding backwards. Key deadlines on extending a federal eviction moratorium and federal unemployment benefits have come and gone. Yet lawmakers and the White House, sources say, are as far apart as they’ve ever been in talks on the next emergency aid package. As…MORE

Another fake Pelosi video goes viral on Facebook

Another fake Pelosi video goes viral on Facebook

Facebook’s fact-checkers on Sunday labeled as “partly false” a video that it said was manipulated to make it appear as if House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was drunk or drugged. The video had been circulating on Facebook since Thursday and by Sunday night had been viewed more than 2 million times. A similarly false video of…MORE

Pelosi and Mnuchin dig in on stimulus positions ahead of scheduled Monday talks

Pelosi and Mnuchin dig in on stimulus positions ahead of scheduled Monday talks

Swift, bipartisan agreement on a new coronavirus stimulus package seems unlikely as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin dug in on their opposing positions Sunday. Democratic leaders and the White House held a round of productive meetings on Saturday, but reported that they remain far apart on an agreement. Pelosi and Mnuchin,…MORE

Your guide to Melania Trump’s Rose Garden renovations

Your guide to Melania Trump’s Rose Garden renovations

On Monday, first lady Melania Trump’s office released a statement announcing a massive renovation of the iconic White House Rose Garden. Construction has already begun on the space, seen by many as the most recognizable and important outdoor arena in American politics. But what exactly does the overhaul entail? How will it change the landscape?…MORE

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