The Treasury Secretary not only secured a deal to keep the economy afloat, he managed to satisfy the president and congressional leadership in the process.
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The progressives want monthly cash payments of up to $2,000 for each adult in the U.S., and up to $1,000 more for families with children, for the next six months.
More lawmakers may opt to self-quarantine after Rep. Ben McAdams and Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart both announced positive test results.
Twelve years after she put together the TARP, the Speaker negotiated a major legislative response to the coronavirus.