Economic Policy



Speaker cites litany of differences in letter to Treasury secretary days ahead of election.

Trump's policies dragged on the regional economy even before the pandemic hit.

Markets again opened down significantly on Wednesday.

Biden, if he wins, will be under pressure to offer key posts to liberal and diverse candidates.

Congress fails to deliver even as economic, health care conditions worsen amid pandemic’s continued toll.

The practice is the latest highlighting an uneven recovery primed to worsen as winter arrives.

The president remains fixated on the stock market.

The House speaker cited progress in talks, but Republicans say the treasury secretary is capitulating to the Democratic leader.

What’s clear now is that roughly three-quarters of Senate Republicans oppose a big deal.

Biden advisers say they would only advance tax hikes as part of new permanent spending programs.

Vaccine approvals only start the next arduous phase of returning the country to full health and economic activity.

New stimulus deal depends on whether administration recognizes the need to do what it takes to "crush the virus," House speaker says

The House speaker indicated that if no agreement can be struck by then, it will not be possible to produce a new relief deal by the election.

The president ran aggressively on a $1 trillion infrastructure package that never materialized once he was in office.

Most economists say the U.S. should continue to borrow money to fight the pandemic.

Negotiators appear no closer to an agreement as economic safety net disappears for millions.

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