More checks? A payroll tax cut? Trump and…

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump and congressional leaders have pitched a number of proposals they argue are essential to a new coronavirus relief plan to combat the effects of the coronavirus. The result: A grab bag of ideas without a deal. Trump…

More checks? A payroll tax cut? Trump and…

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump and congressional leaders have pitched a number of proposals they argue are essential to a new economic stimulus plan to combat the effects of the coronavirus. The result: A grab-bag of ideas without a deal. Trump wants…

Donald Trump team blocks Anthony Fauci from testifying…

WASHINGTON – The White House is blocking epidemic expert Anthony Fauci from testifying before a congressional committee next week, less than two months after Fauci critiqued the nation's coronavirus testing system during a public hearing. The House…

Lesser of these two evils: GOP congressman argues…

WASHINGTON – Indiana Republican Rep. Trey Hollingsworth said Tuesday that sending Americans back to work at the risk of falling ill from coronavirus is the "lesser of these two evils" compared with the tanking economy. Speaking…

Congress Wants A Do-Over On Its Coronavirus Debacle

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) describes her current work on a legislative response to the coronavirus crisis as “Phase Four.” This is misleading. There is no grand tactical initiative unfolding in Congress, bill by bill,…

6 lawmakers now have coronavirus. How the outbreak…

WASHINGTON – After the House passed a $2 trillion emergency aid package to help Americans reeling from the coronavirus last week, one of their colleagues back home announced he had tested positive for the potentially deadly disease.  A…