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Direct payments to Europeans would provide the economy with a much-needed shot in the arm, argues one MEP | Ozan Kose/AFP via Getty Images

For a better, faster recovery: €1,000 checks for Europeans

The bloc’s recovery efforts are falling short of those in the US. When European Commission President Ursula von der …

Then Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a news conference following the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington on Dec. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Opinion: This time too much is probably just about right

Should the massive federal assistance have been more targeted? We should be glad it wasn’t. By Robert Shapiro Both progressives …

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Rashida Tlaib has reintroduced her bill for an emergency UBI of $2,000 a month

The Automatic Boost to Communities (or ABC) Act is cosponsored by U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal and is a long shot …

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Investors poured record $56.8 billion into stock-market funds as stimulus checks arrived

‘Payments may be making their way into mutual funds and ETFs’: Goldman Sachs analysts wrote. By William Watts Stock-market investors poured a …

Opinion: The Democrats’ victory in Georgia was a vote for cash assistance.

Prioritizing direct monthly payments isn’t just good policy—it’s good politics. By: Sean Kline and Jim Pugh “It’s not hyperbole, you can …

Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang isn't staying on the sidelines of the economic relief debate. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Yang’s Humanity Forward wants $2,000 coronavirus relief checks split into four monthly payments of $500

But Biden, who’s expected to offer more details of his plan Thursday, seems inclined to get the funds distributed …

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65% of Americans support monthly $2,000 COVID stimulus payments, new poll shows

Sixty-five percent of respondents say they’d support recurring $2,000 checks, an idea still advocated by Sens. Ed Markey and …

©Carolyn Kaster/AP President-elect Joe Biden speaks in Atlanta, Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, as he campaigns for Senate candidates Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff.

Biden says electing Georgia’s Ossoff and Warnock would lead to $2,000 stimulus checks

“The debate over $2,000 isn’t some abstract debate in Washington, it’s about real lives. Your lives, the lives of …

Democratic Senate candidate Raphael Warnock (R) bumps elbows with Stacey Abrams (L) during a campaign rally with U.S. President-elect Joe Biden at Pullman Yard on December 15, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Georgia Senate Runoffs: GOP Has ‘Galvanized’ Turnout By Blocking $2,000 Checks, Stacey Abrams Says

By: Jemima McEvoy TOPLINE With 3 million votes already cast for the U.S. Senate runoffs in Georgia, state Democratic …

Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown said Tuesday he would join Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders in an attempt to force a Senate vote concerning direct payments of $2,000 to eligible Americans.
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After McConnell blocks $2k House bill, Sanders, Markey, and Brown commit to filibustering defense bill to force vote in Senate

Ohio Senator Brown Joins Sanders in Delaying Senate Holiday Over $2K Stimulus Checks. Will it work? BY JEFFERY MARTIN  Ohio …

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Joe Biden will push for a third round of stimulus checks in the next Covid-19 relief bill

By: Tucker Higgins | @TUCKERHIGGINS HIGHLIGHTS: President-elect Joe Biden will seek a third round of stimulus checks in the …

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Study says Congress needs to spend about $5 trillion in stimulus to avoid economic losses greater than that amount

Estimates are that Congress needs to spend 4 times more than it is currently proposing, according to one estimate. …

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Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary on COVID-19 stimulus: Give American people checks, ‘stop funding companies’

O’Leary said the government should “stop funding companies” and bail out Americans instead. UBI is the answer. By: Alexis …

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Second Stimulus Check Update: What Biden Wants To Include In Next Coronavirus Relief Bill

By: Danielle Ong  Hopes for another coronavirus stimulus package are reviving following Joe Biden’s win against Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential election. Democrats …

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A bipartisan group of House lawmakers unveiled a stimulus plan to send a 2nd round of $1,200 direct payments and reinstate federal unemployment benefits

By: Joseph Zeballos-Roig. — KEY TAKEAWAYS: A bipartisan group of House lawmakers unveiled a $1.5 trillion stimulus plan on …