In this episode of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew looks at the popularity of the Democrats’ COVID-19 relief plan and how both Democrats and Republicans are thinking about its provisions. They also track the latest voting restrictions introduced by Georgia Republicans and ask whether a recent survey of Americans’ attitudes about secession is a […]
Issued on: 26/12/2020 – 19:17 Trump threw a long-awaited pandemic aid package into doubt last week as millions of Americans prepared to lose benefits and face eviction—demanding lawmakers more than triple the $ 600 direct payments to US taxpayers.
Issued on: 20/12/2020 – 07:08 Top congressional lawmakers struck a late-night agreement on the last major obstacle to a Covid-19 economic relief package costing nearly $ 1 trillion, clearing the way for votes as early as Sunday. Advertising Read more A Democratic aide said in an email that an agreement had been reached late Saturday […]
Is it ignorance, or is it cynicism? The next few months will be terrible. Several thousand Americans are now dying from Covid-19 every day; given the lag between cases and deaths, the daily toll will almost certainly rise through the end of this year, and if people are careless over Christmas it could surge even […]