Politics

Judge Barrett confirmation hearings: day 3

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) — Day three of confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett. While the hearings continue Thursday, Wednesday is the last day we will hear from her before her likely confirmation to the bench. Democrats are expected …

SCOTUS allows this year’s census to end

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Census count could be coming to an early finish after all. The Supreme Court blocked a lower court order that requires the Trump administration to continue gathering census information in the field until the end of October, …

Furloughed airline workers wait for stimulus bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – The stalled coronavirus stimulus bill that has millions of Americans concerned is especially troubling for those in the airline industry, hit hard by the pandemic. Tens of thousands have been furloughed and more job losses could come if …

Stimulus talks back on?

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) — The president appeared to back-track overnight and support some stimulus for the economy. It comes just hours after abruptly calling off talks on Twitter, saying there will be no relief until after Election Day. President Trump later tweeted, …

Trump ends COVID-19 relief talks

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – President Donald Trump has ended COVID stimulus negotiations until after the election. The president announced the decision through his Twitter account Tuesday afternoon. He told his administration’s negotiators to end the coronavirus stimulus talks with Democrats until after …