Coronavirus

Sanders Blasts GOP for Claiming $2,000 Checks Are Too Costly After Passing $1.5 Trillion in Tax Cuts

Sanders Blasts GOP for Claiming $2,000 Checks Are Too Costly After Passing $1.5 Trillion in Tax Cuts
"When you stand up and you say that working class families need some help, 'Oh my god, the world is gonna collapse.'"
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Is the Distribution of Vaccines the Biggest Trump Screw Up Yet?

Is the Distribution of Vaccines the Biggest Trump Screw Up Yet?
The Washington Post tells us that 7.7 million first doses of vaccines have been shipped to date (two million shots have been given), with a target of 16 million by the end of the year. This is warp speed?
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'Slap in the Face': Critics Slam Watered-Down Covid Relief Deal

'Slap in the Face': Critics Slam Watered-Down Covid Relief Deal
"Congress must pass this bill to address the immediate need, but let's be clear: this should be considered a down payment at best."
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Family Court Judge Threatened a Mother With Contempt for Getting Her Child a COVID-19 Test

Family Court Judge Threatened a Mother With Contempt for Getting Her Child a COVID-19 Test
Ohio juvenile court Judge Timothy Grendell thought coronavirus precautions were overblown, and made sure people knew it. In one case he forbade a mother from getting her children tested for COVID-19. Then, one of them had to go to the emergency room.
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Outrage as Republicans Try to Prevent People on Unemployment From Receiving Stimulus Check

Outrage as Republicans Try to Prevent People on Unemployment From Receiving Stimulus Check
"Funny enough, they never take issue with doubling down on corporate bailouts and tax cuts for the wealthy."
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Trump-Supporting Megachurch Pastor Tells Congregation Not to Accept COVID-19 Vaccine

Trump-Supporting Megachurch Pastor Tells Congregation Not to Accept COVID-19 Vaccine
Maldonado once mocked members of his own congregation for staying away from church in the early days of the pandemic.
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Argentina Passes "Millionaire's Tax" to Fund Covid-19 Recovery

Argentina Passes "Millionaire's Tax" to Fund Covid-19 Recovery
"We're coming out of this pandemic like countries come out of world wars, with thousands of dead and devastated economies," said one senator.
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Critics Smell 'Economic Sabotage' as McConnell Unveils Covid Plan With $0 for Unemployment Boost, Direct Payments

Critics Smell 'Economic Sabotage' as McConnell Unveils Covid Plan With $0 for Unemployment Boost, Direct Payments
"McConnell is making it pretty clear that if Dems don't win the Georgia Senate races, he will cripple the American economy, hoping it will let the GOP win the midterm."
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States With Few Coronavirus Restrictions Are Spreading the Virus Beyond Their Borders

States With Few Coronavirus Restrictions Are Spreading the Virus Beyond Their Borders
Lax states are attracting shoppers and students from stricter neighbors — and sending back COVID-19 cases. The imbalance underscores the lack of a national policy.
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McConnell sends Senate home without passing virus relief for Americans — again

McConnell sends Senate home without passing virus relief for Americans — again
More than 740,000 Americans applied for jobless benefits last week.
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