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United States: US Senate Passes Families First Coronavirus Relief Act - McLane Middleton, Professional Association

The Senate on Wednesday March 18, 2020 passed the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act in a 90-8 vote.
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Former Republican senator Tom Coburn dies aged 72

Oklahoman served in House of Representatives and SenateRightwing Republican advocated range of conservative causesResigned senate in 2014 after cancer diagnosisThe former Republican senator Tom Coburn has died at 72, according to a newspaper in his native Oklahoma. Related: US coronavirus live: Trump attacks 'lamestream media' as number of cases passes 100,000 Continue reading...
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez decries 'shameful' corporate bailout – video

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez clashed with Republicans as the US Senate voted on a $2.2tn coronavirus relief bill on Friday. She said it was a ‘shameful’ corporate bailout that would further widen the income inequality gap. ‘What did the Senate majority fight for?’ the New York congresswoman asled. ‘One of the largest corporate bailouts with as few strings as possible in American history’ Continue reading...
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Coronavirus US live: US now has more cases than any other country – as it happened

US now has 82,404 confirmed cases, according to trackerNew York governor rails at Congress for lack of aidAfter surviving Katrina, New Orleans battles Covid-19Record 3.3 million Americans file for unemploymentSee all our coronavirus coverageSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 12.21am GMT 12.14am GMT The Guardian’s Vivian Ho reports: California’s homeless census was already troubled. Covid-19 is making it impossible. Related: California's homeless census...
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Coronavirus US live: US now has more cases than any other country

US now has 82,404 confirmed cases, according to trackerNew York governor rails at Congress for lack of aidAfter surviving Katrina, New Orleans battles Covid-19Record 3.3 million Americans file for unemploymentSee all our coronavirus coverageSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 10.18pm GMT Fact check: The Guardian’s Nina Lakhani reports. 10.15pm GMT Donald Trump said that the things there are likely hundreds of thousands of more cases, because many people ha...
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Trump encourages cruise lines that want stimulus money to register in US

US President Donald Trump on Thursday said he approved of American cruise lines incorporating themselves domestically if they want to access loans from a massive stimulus package. The US Senate on Wednesday approved a $2.2 trillion spending bill that sets aside $500 billion for large corporations, but stipulates that money can only be given to firms "created or organized in the United States." Major US-headquartered cruise lines are registered in countries with more lenient tax, labor and safe...
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Coronavirus US live: US now has more cases than any other country, report finds

New York Times tally records at least 81,321 casesNew York governor rails at Congress for lack of aidAfter surviving Katrina, New Orleans battles Covid-19Record 3.3 million Americans file for unemploymentSee all our coronavirus coverageSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 9.30pm GMT At the briefing: Mike Pence, top health official Anthony Fauci, and health ambassador Debbie Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator. Trump has begun by listing off al...
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Opinion: These taxpayers won't get stimulus checks. That's unjust

In the midst of this economic crisis caused by the coronavirus, there is broad bipartisan support in Congress to provide payments to American taxpayers to offset the economic impact of the coronavirus. Among other components of the nearly-$2 trillion relief package negotiated in the US Senate, the agreement announced Wednesday morning reportedly will include checks of $1,200 to most American adults. These funds are supposed to help those who are out of work to pay for food and lodging and to st...
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Coronavirus US live: Trump to revise physical distancing guidelines despite experts' warnings

New York governor rails at Congress for lack of aidAfter surviving Katrina, New Orleans battles Covid-19Record 3.3 million Americans file for unemploymentSee all our coronavirus coverageSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 7.16pm GMT Planned Parenthood is suing Texas after the state’s attorney general Ken Paxton ordered a ban on nearly all abortions in the state as part of an effort to conserve medical supplies during the coronavirus pandemic. The lawsuit, filed...
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Coronavirus US live: Pelosi says stimulus will pass but Congress is 'not doing enough'

Record 3.3 million Americans file for unemploymentUS stimulus: are you eligible and how much will you get?What happens if Trump loosens restrictions too soon?See all our coronavirus coverageSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 4.22pm GMT Here are the latest numbers out of New York state, according to Cuomo’s presentation today. 4.08pm GMT Cuomo is now taking a moment to reflect on the resilience and fortitude required to weather the pandemic, offering his “...
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Coronavirus US live: House to vote on historic $2.2tn stimulus package

Record 3.3 million Americans file for unemploymentUS stimulus: are you eligible and how much will you get?What happens if Trump loosens restrictions too soon?See all our coronavirus coverageSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 1.17pm GMT Sports fans have been deprived of entertainment over the last few weeks, with leagues across America – and the world – shutting down during the Covid-19 outbreak (you can still watch top-class Belarus soccer action though!). But...
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Coronavirus: US Senate passes $2tn disaster aid bill

The largest government economic stimulus in US history is approved, despite a last-minute row.
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Coronavirus: US Senate passes $2tn disaster aid bill

The largest government economic stimulus in US history is approved, despite a last-minute row.
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Coronavirus: US Senate snag holds up $2tn disaster aid bill

A row over jobless benefits holds up the largest government economic stimulus in US history.
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Coronavirus: $2tn coronavirus bill held up by US Senate snag

A row over jobless benefits holds up the largest government economic stimulus in US history.
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Coronavirus US live: Trump praises Senate stimulus deal and attacks US media

How Trump practices distancing versus other leadersTrump family will not profit from $2tn packageAre Trump’s coronavirus briefings the new 2020 campaign rallies?Experts: Trump’s ‘back-to-work’ plan would make things worseSee all our coronavirus coverageSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 11.17pm GMT Alexandra Villarreal reports: During a press conference Wednesday afternoon, the New York City mayor, Bill de Blasio, blasted the Senate majority leader, Mitch McCo...
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US markets close higher after emergency virus deal

Stocks keep gains as the president and the US Senate agree a massive stimulus package for the economy.
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Trump news: White House holds coronavirus update as president claims quarantine ruining his election chances

As the coronavirus outbreak continues to ravage the US, with more than 55,000 people now diagnosed to have contracted the virus and more than 800 dead, Donald Trump has approved a major disaster declaration for the state of Louisiana.The US Senate has finally agreed a massive bipartisan $2trn (£1.7trn) stimulus package with the White House to boost the country’s economy in response to the deadly contagion, the bill providing tax rebates, four months expanded unemployment benefits and a slew of b...
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Coronavirus: Trump seals emergency virus deal worth trillions

Stocks keep gains as the president and the US Senate agree a massive stimulus package for the economy.
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What you need to know about coronavirus on Wednesday, March 25

"This is not a moment of celebration -- but of necessity," US Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said as the White House and Senate lawmakers reached a historic $2-trillion stimulus deal early this morning, amid growing coronavirus fears.
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Coronavirus: Trump and Senate agree $2tn deal to boost US economy

Stocks rally as President Trump and the US Senate agreed a massive stimulus package for the US economy.
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Coronavirus live news: US Senate leaders and White House reach stimulus deal as India locks down

UN urges G20 to adopt ‘wartime plan’; US risks becoming centre of the pandemic, WHO warns; EU urged to evacuate refugees from Greek camps. Follow the latest updates.Why the US has struggled to tackle a growing crisisAustralia coronavirus live blogCalifornia scrambles to avoid Covid-19’s worst-case scenarioNo 10 criticised after unclear lockdown advice confuses publicSee all our coronavirus coverageSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 6.34am GMT The Guardian’s Sa...
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New York governor issues dire warning as coronavirus rates rise faster than expected

Andrew Cuomo said hospitals are unequipped for deluge and called on Trump for federal help * Coronavirus – latest updates * See all our coronavirus coverageNew York’s governor, Andrew Cuomo, has issued his most dire statement yet about the coronavirus pandemic, warning that coronavirus infection rates are rising much faster than expected and the state’s hospitals are woefully unequipped for the deluge.“The inescapable conclusion is that the rate of infection is going up,” Cuomo said at a press...
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Top Democrat: Senate 'very close' to deal on US rescue plan

The US Senate's top Democrat said Monday that lawmakers were "very close" to a deal on a trillion-dollar rescue package that aids millions of American workers and businesses hard hit by the coronavirus crisis. After the Senate failed to advance the roughly $1.7 trillion Republican proposal Sunday, pressure swelled on Capitol Hill to immediately reach a compromise that could help stave off an economic collapse and provide protections for suffering families. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnel...
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Coronavirus: Rand Paul holds up Senate vote on rescue package with doomed amendment

As the US Senate prepares to pass a bill to help fund and speed up the response to coronavirus epidemic, Kentucky senator Rand Paul has introduced an amendment that will slow down the bill’s passage – even though the amendment has no chance of passing.The bill being debated, which would provide free coronavirus testing and provisions for unemployment insurance and paid sick leave, has already been passed by the House of Representatives. While some Senators have voiced misgivings about it, with s...
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Mitt Romney tweets coronavirus advice that would force senators to stay at home

As the US Senate prepares to take up a huge coronavirus emergency package, Utah’s Mitt Romney has tweeted stringent guidelines for older Americans worried about contracting the virus — advice that would apply to a good many of his colleagues.Credited to “a nurse friend”, Mr Romney’s advice includes several widely advised recommendations: “practice strict quarantine”, “prepare your own meals at home”, and working from home where possible.
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Senate action on coronavirus bill could wait until later in the week but pressure builds to speed up schedule

As pressure grows on the US Senate to quickly close up shop this week, roadblocks in the chamber could drag out its proceedings -- and push off final passage of a coronavirus relief package until later in the week.
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Montana Gov. Steve Bullock Challenges GOPer Steve Daines For Senate Seat

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock (D) officially launched his Senate campaign against GOP incumbent Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT) on Monday morning. “I’ve always fought for the people of Montana. Together, we expanded health care, protected public lands, banned dark money in politics & more,” Bullock tweeted. “Now I’m taking that fight to the US Senate.” The tweet included a 50-second ad touting his experience as governor. In May 2019, Bullock began a short-lived presidential bid in the 2020 Democratic p...
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Steve Bullock formally announces Senate run

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock formally announced Monday that he will run for the US Senate, improving Democrats' chances of winning a majority in the chamber this fall.
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Steve Bullock formally announces Senate run in Montana

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock formally announced Monday that he will run for the US Senate, improving Democrats' chances of winning a majority in the chamber this fall.
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