Factbox: What's in the $2.2 trillion Senate coronavirus rescue package


WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Thursday unanimously approved an unprecedented stimulus package to alleviate the devastating economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Here are major elements of the plan. Cost estimates are provided by the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. DIRECT PAYMENTS […]

Biden to start considering running mates, consulted Obama


(Reuters) – Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden said on Sunday he needed to start vetting possible running mates “in a matter of weeks” and that he discussed the pick with former President Barack Obama. Biden’s vice presidential options will include at least six or seven […]

Top Senate Democrat says coronavirus bill has 'many problems'


WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers clashed on Sunday over the details of a $1 trillion-plus bill to help stem the economic toll of the coronavirus pandemic, as senators prepared to cast votes on advancing the legislation. The bill is Congress’ third effort to blunt the […]