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Does a Crisis Spur Political Unity? Not This Pandemic

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It was not so long ago that the conventional wisdom in Washington was that a genuine crisis like the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks had the...
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With Go-Slow Approach, Republicans Risk Political Blowback on Pandemic Aid

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WASHINGTON — More than eight weeks and almost $2.8 trillion federal dollars into an urgent response to the coronavirus pandemic, congressional Republicans and the Trump...
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Under Pressure, House Leaders Scrap Plans for Speedy Return to the Capitol

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WASHINGTON — Democratic leaders on Tuesday scrapped a plan to call the House of Representatives back into session in Washington next week, abruptly reversing themselves...
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Risky Strategy Has Produced Wins for Democrats in Fights Over Pandemic Aid

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WASHINGTON — In January 2018, Senate Democrats took a politically risky stand, shutting down the government to insist on protections for hundreds of thousands of...
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Senate Approves Aid for Small-Business Loan Program, Hospitals and Testing

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WASHINGTON — The Senate approved a $484 billion coronavirus relief package on Tuesday that would revive a depleted loan program for distressed small businesses and...
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Dispute Over Virus Testing Delays Deal on Aid to Small Businesses and Hospitals

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WASHINGTON — A dispute between Democrats and the White House over how to handle coronavirus testing emerged on Monday as one of the most significant sticking...
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White House and Democrats Near Deal on Aid for Small Businesses

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WASHINGTON — The White House and congressional Democrats on Sunday closed in on an agreement for a $450 billion economic relief package to replenish a...
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Trump Threatens to Adjourn Congress to Install Nominees. McConnell Demurs.

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WASHINGTON — President Trump, furious over government vacancies he said were hindering his administration’s coronavirus response, threatened on Wednesday to invoke a never-before-used presidential power...