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McConnell: About 20 Senate Republicans ‘Don’t Think We Ought to Do Another Package’

During an interview aired on Wednesday’s broadcast of “PBS NewsHour,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) stated that there are about 20 Republican members of the…

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Brooks: ‘This Is Not the Time’ for Fiscal Discipline

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks argued that, given the current economic crisis, now is not the time for fiscal discipline and that…

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Poll: Republicans Almost Three Times More Proud of America than Democrats

Republicans were nearly three times more likely to say they were “extremely proud” of America compared to members of the Democrat Party, according to a…

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The List: 47 Republicans Lobby for More Foreign Workers While 36M Are Jobless

Thirty-eight House Republicans have joined nine Republican Senators in lobbying the White House to continue importing foreign workers to the United States even as more…

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Jobless Claims Eclipse 40 Million Under Pandemic Lockdowns

While Thursday’s new jobs numbers show an 8-week decline in new first-time filings, new jobless claims still shatter previous records.

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Poll: Democrats More Worried and Lonely, Less Happy than Republicans

As many states begin to reopen their economies following the coronavirus shutdowns, Democrats are far more likely to say they are worried and less likely…

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Poll: Coronavirus Concerns Drop Among Voters in Battleground States

Concerns surrounding the novel coronavirus are dropping among voters in battleground states, a CNBC/Change Research survey released Wednesday revealed.

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Unemployment Claims Continue To Skyrocket Amid Wuhan Virus Pandemic With 6.6 Million New Filings Last Week

The three-week total of new unemployment claims is 16.8 million as the economic fallout over the Wuhan coronavirus continues to take its toll.

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Trump’s Working Class Agenda Remaking GOP in Economic Nationalist Mold

President Donald Trump’s working class agenda has upset the established order of things inside the Republican Party, remaking the GOP into a workers’ party.

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Tucker Carlson Is Right About Wall Street’s Indifference To America

Right now, the interests of the GOP donor class are being put above the interests of the American people, and easily 90 percent of GOP…

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