Coronavirus

Senators Find $14 Billion in Unspent Funds After Trump Admits to Ordering Slowdown in Covid-19 Testing

Senators Find $14 Billion in Unspent Funds After Trump Admits to Ordering Slowdown in Covid-19 Testing
"This administration will put our country at grave risk if it tries to declare an early victory, leave lifesaving work undone, and leave resources our communities desperately need sitting untouched."
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It's a Pandemic, But Millionaire Trump Adviser Complains $600-Per-Week Boost in Unemployment Benefits Is Too Generous

It's a Pandemic, But Millionaire Trump Adviser Complains $600-Per-Week Boost in Unemployment Benefits Is Too Generous
Economists have warned that in addition to "causing avoidable human misery," ending the enhanced unemployment insurance "would severely hamper spending—and, by extension, the overall economic recovery."
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The CARES Act Sent You a $1,200 Check but Gave Millionaires and Billionaires Far More

The CARES Act Sent You a $1,200 Check but Gave Millionaires and Billionaires Far More
The stimulus checks were meant to get average Americans through the lockdown, but those $1,200 payouts were small change compared with the billions in tax breaks the CARES Act handed out to the country’s wealthiest.
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This Treasury Official Is Running the Bailout. It’s Been Great for His Family.

This Treasury Official Is Running the Bailout. It’s Been Great for His Family.
Deputy Treasury Secretary Justin Muzinich has an increasingly prominent role. He still has ties to his family’s investment firm, which is a major beneficiary of the Treasury’s bailout actions.
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The Rich Are Making Out Like Bandits in this Pandemic

The Rich Are Making Out Like Bandits in this Pandemic
The numbers are in - Trump’s coronavirus response has been great for corporations and the rich, and not so good for you.
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Trump Tells GOP Not To Bother With Any More Help For Unemployed Americans

Trump Tells GOP Not To Bother With Any More Help For Unemployed Americans
Trump opposes extending the added $600 in unemployment insurance Congress created to help offset coronavirus job losses.
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How Do You Get People to Wear Face Masks? Ask a Sex Educator.

How Do You Get People to Wear Face Masks? Ask a Sex Educator.
We haven't convinced everyone to wear condoms, but there are certainly lessons to be learned from decades of trying that we can apply to this moment with face masks.
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McConnell Admits He 'Was Wrong' After Getting Caught Lying About Obama

McConnell Admits He 'Was Wrong' After Getting Caught Lying About Obama
McConnell had falsely accused Obama of not giving the Trump administration a plan for dealing with a pandemic.
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Alabama Republicans Want to Use Virus Aid to Build a New Statehouse

Alabama Republicans Want to Use Virus Aid to Build a New Statehouse
Democrats said it was 'unconscionable that the legislature would spend the people's money, meant to address the incredible hardships this pandemic has wrought on our workers, families, and state, on pork and pet projects.'
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Critics Sound the Alarm as BlackRock Prepares to Lead the Covid-19 Corporate Bailout Program

Critics Sound the Alarm as BlackRock Prepares to Lead the Covid-19 Corporate Bailout Program
"We cannot afford to allow the interests of private corporations to supersede the needs of the American people and the long-term stability of our economy."
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