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Feb 3, 2021, 3:00pm EST
  • February 17

    The hidden holes in America’s social safety net

    Too many Americans don’t receive benefits they qualify for due to a complex, outdated system.

  • February 16

    How Biden learned to go big

    Democrats undershot it on the economy in 2009. They’re determined not to repeat that mistake.

  • February 12

    Why Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus proposal isn’t just a stimulus

    The proposal isn’t just about boosting the economy — it’s about helping people.

  • February 9

    The debate over who deserves a stimulus check, explained

    One new proposal to limit the $1,400 stimulus checks could cut roughly 40 million Americans from eligibility.

  • February 8

    Biden doesn’t think the $15 minimum wage will make it into his stimulus bill

    In a CBS interview, Biden acknowledged the final Covid-19 stimulus bill will look different from his opening bid.

  • February 8

    The risks of going too big on stimulus are real — but going too small could be riskier

    The debate over how big to go on the economic recovery, explained.

  • February 5

    The year that Congress just gave people money

    Giving people money was once a policy long shot. It’s now having a moment.

  • February 4

    The Senate vote-a-rama gets Democrats closer to approving Covid-19 relief on their own

    The Senate has officially passed a budget resolution, clearing the way for reconciliation.

  • February 4

    Mitt Romney has a plan to give parents up to $15,000 a year

    The Family Security Act would offer up to $350 per month, per kid, to help parents raise their children.

  • February 3

    Senate Democrats have begun the budget reconciliation process for Covid-19 relief

    Here’s what comes next.

  • February 3

    Biden’s Covid-19 relief plan has a Medicaid expansion problem

    Millions of Americans are locked out of Medicaid during Covid-19. What are Democrats going to do about it?

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