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Republican attorneys general press Biden over restrictions on state aid in stimulus plan

They take issue with a restriction that lawmakers included in a $350 billion relief effort for state, local and tribal governments that prevents them from using the federal funds 'to either…

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Biden plans messaging blitz to sell economic aid plan

The effort will start with Biden’s scheduled prime-time address to the nation Thursday and include travel by the president and Vice President…

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Crisis spurs Congress toward big measures to lift families from poverty

The plans vary in duration, design and the amount they would add to the federal debt, but they share a new, central premise in the policy debate over how to help the poor

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A second economic crisis for Biden, but a different first response

The $1.9 trillion economic rescue package that Biden proposed Thursday is significantly larger and more targeted toward the economy’s biggest problems than the stimulus he and President Barack…

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