Federal Unemployment Benefits Set To End for 7.5 Million AmericansFederal unemployment benefits, including weekly $300 payments, are set to end by Labor Day for more than 2 million Californians. This will be the largest cut off of unemployment benefits in US history, and it is leaving many people anxious.
Update: Nancy Pelosi's San Francisco Home Vandalized With Graffiti; Vandals Also Deface McConnell's Kentucky HomeThe new year brought a disturbing discovery at the San Francisco home of U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, where, early Friday morning, vandals spray-painted her house and left a severed pig’s head in front of her garage.
COVID Relief: McConnell Dashes Hopes For $2,000 Coronavirus Stimulus ChecksSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday again rebuffed a push for the Senate to take up a bill increasing coronavirus relief checks to Americans from $600 to $2,000.
COVID Stimulus: McConnell Rejects Standalone $2,000 Stimulus Checks, Links Money To Other Trump RequestsSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday blocked an attempt to vote on the $2,000 stimulus checks approved by the House, but resurrected the higher payments in a new bill that includes several items on President Donald Trump's wish list.