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StoryGraph Biggest Story 2021-03-06 -- 1.9 trillion (8), relief package (7), minimum wage (7), covid 19 relief (7), affordable care act (7)

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Dick Durbin Shuts Down Ted Cruz On The Senate Floor For Lying About The COVID Relief Bill

Dick Durbin immediately shut down Ted Cruz for lying about undocumented immigrants receiving COVID relief payments.

5 winners and 3 losers in the $1.9 trillion Covid-19 stimulus bill

Sen. Joe Manchin is a winner in the stimulus bill. Losers: deficit hawks, and people hoping for a $15 minimum wage.

The last-minute federal unemployment insurance compromise, briefly explained

Sen. Joe Manchin singlehandedly pared back federal unemployment benefits in the new Covid-19 relief package.

Biden's Covid aid bill seems to survive all-day Senate fight

The battle over Biden's Covid aid bill in the Senate was all about who could get Sen. Joe Manchin's (D-WV) vote: Republicans or Manchin's own party. Garrett Haake and Susan Page discuss.

Senate passes Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid relief plan after all-night votes

The Senate passed President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid relief plan on Saturday, after an all-night "vote-a-rama" and a 12-hour struggle to get one Democrat to support the party's plan on a critical issue.

Here's what's in the Senate stimulus plan

The Senate on Saturday passed its version of the Democrats' massive coronavirus relief package, after the House passed its package last week.

Sen. Rand Paul Blocks Democrats from Funding Planned Parenthood Through Paycheck Protection Program

Sen. Paul forced Democrats to remove a provision from the COVID bill allowing Planned Parenthood facilities to receive funds through the PPP.

House Democrat Praises Biden For Getting COVID Relief Through The Senate Instead Of Playing Golf

Rep. Jason Crow (D-CO) praised Biden for working to pass his COVID relief bill instead of spending the weekend golfing.

The Covid-19 stimulus bill, explained in 600 words

Here’s what the bill tries to do — and what’s actually in it.

Senate Passes Partisan $1.9 Trillion Coronavirus Package

The 1.9 trillion coronavirus package, which includes $1,400 stimulus payments and $350 billion to cities and states, passed the Senate.

JUST IN: Senate Passes Democrats' Massive $1.9 Trillion Covid Bill That Has Nothing to do with Covid on Party-Line Vote

The Senate on Saturday passed the Democrats’ massive $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill that has nothing to do with Covid on a party-line vote. The bill will give some Americans $1400 after Democrats shut down businesses for nearly a year. The Covid relief bill is a power grab for the Democrats, teachers unions, minority interests…

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