- December 18, 2020A few final issues include who gets checks, and whether to retire the money cannon.
- December 17, 2020And how McConnell suddenly needs a bill to save his Senate majority.
- December 16, 2020
With three days to go before government funding expires, the leadership in the House and Senate finally got in a room together to discuss a year-end deal that packages an omnibus spending bill and coronavirus aid. And what progressives are fighting for in the relief package.
- December 11, 2020
For the long-run threat to innovation, considering that companies used public money to develop the vaccine, and it worked in record time, the only thing that should be questioned is the current patent-based system. Innovation seemed to work fine with what amounts to a public process.
- December 7, 2020Sens. Warner, Manchin, and Shaheen are conceding to McConnell’s expansive language, sources indicate.
- November 25, 2020Out of the tragedy comes a few distinct advances.
- November 20, 2020
There were pretty strong hints that Republicans were disinterested in continuing the CARES Act’s Federal Reserve lending facilities after it technically expires at the end of the year. The deadline could be extended, but Treasury would have to agree to the terms. And yesterday, Steve Mnuchin pulled the plug.
- November 19, 2020
There’s no ambiguity over what to do, but McConnell holds the key to actually doing it.