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The $600 weekly unemployment benefit is formally expiring for millions of jobless Americans — and Congress is still fighting over what should replace it


The $600 boosted unemployment benefit just expired. Here's how much unemployment checks could drop in your state under the GOP's less-generous replacement plan


'It's not $600 or bust': Top Democratic lawmaker opens the door for compromise with GOP on reduced unemployment benefits



The GOP will reportedly seek to reduce coronavirus unemployment benefits to $200 a week until states can implement a 70% wage replacement scheme for jobless people


Trump's top advisers are still pointing to signs of a 'V-shaped' economic recovery despite surging coronavirus cases


Mitch McConnell says he hopes to negotiate a stimulus agreement 'in the next few weeks' with millions of Americans set to lose their enhanced unemployment benefits



The GOP says it will roll out its initial coronavirus relief bill next week — after the $600 weekly unemployment benefit expires for millions of Americans


Trump tried blaming Democrats for spiking the payroll-tax cut — but it was actually Republicans that squashed it


New Mexico Democrats condemn deployment of federal agents after Trump announced they will be sent to Albuquerque


Republicans are weighing a short-term extension for federal unemployment benefits, which would avoid a lapse in ramped-up payments for over 30 million Americans


A top Senate Republican says a stimulus check would 'do more economic good' than the payroll tax cut that Trump is seeking


Some parts of Wall Street are worried that a Democratic sweep this November would be bad for stocks — but history suggests otherwise



Biden releases $700 billion 'Buy American' plan that echoes Trump's economic nationalism


The stock market cares more about the makeup of Congress than it does the winner of the presidency. Here's why.


The $600 federal bump in unemployment benefits will end a week earlier than expected for millions of Americans


The 5 stimulus plans Congress is debating that could put extra cash in your bank account



Trump supports another round of stimulus checks, but Republicans are extremely split on sending more government cash to people


A top Trump economic adviser says the next wave of stimulus checks should go to 'people who lost their jobs and are most in need'


'Everyone should be worried': A top Trump economic adviser set to leave the White House issued some ominous parting words


A bipartisan group of top economists are proposing to enact up to $400 in additional weekly unemployment benefits past the end of July