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Capitol Report: Pelosi says stimulus deal must be agreed to within 48 hours or package won’t pass before Election Day

'When you say 'may' you're giving the president a slush fund,' Pelosi said. The language used in the stimulus package is one of the areas that is keeping her from signing off on it as it stands, she said......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 18th, 2020

Capitol Report: COVID-19 stimulus talks face deadline of noon Wednesday, Democrats say

Wednesday is looking like high noon -- literally -- for efforts to pass a coronavirus fiscal stimulus package before the Nov. 3 presidential election......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 29th, 2020

Capitol Report: McConnell, Pelosi and Schumer all say a deal on coronavirus stimulus is close

Top Democrats and Republicans on Tuesday were optimistic that a compromise trillion-dollar coronavirus economic stimulus bill would be agreed to later in the day, as stocks soared on optimism over an emerging plan......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 24th, 2020

Capitol Report: McConnell, Pelosi, Schumer say deal on coronavirus stimulus is close

Top Democrats and Republicans on Tuesday were optimistic that a compromise trillion-dollar coronavirus economic stimulus bill would be agreed to later in the day, as stocks soared on optimism over an emerging plan......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 24th, 2020

Capitol Report: McConnell, Pelosi say deal on coronavirus stimulus is close

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday were optimistic about the prospects a compromise trillion-dollar coronavirus economic stimulus bill would be agreed to later in the day......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 24th, 2020

: ‘It’s about midnight’ for stimulus deal, key GOP senator says

Whatever embers of hope remained for a last minute pre-election deal on a coronavirus stimulus package from Capitol Hill cooled Monday as senators planned their departure from Washington......»»

Category: personnelSource: nytOct 26th, 2020

: House could vote on possible stimulus deal without Senate, Pelosi says

A potential deal on another large economic stimulus package could get a House vote before the election on Nov. 3, but not a Senate vote, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday, conceding prospects for any big bargain in the other chamber were dim......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 22nd, 2020

Bond Report: 10-year Treasury yield flirts with 0.80% as Pelosi suggests there is still time for pre-election fiscal stimulus deal

U.S. Treasury yields rise Tuesday as investors contemplated the prospect of another fiscal stimulus agreement in Washington.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 20th, 2020

Capitol Report: House Democrats approve $2.2 trillion stimulus bill as talks drag on

Democrats pushed through the House Thursday night a $2.2 trillion economic stimulus plan, putting down a marker as their leader, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, continues to talk with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on an aid deal......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 1st, 2020

The Treasury is upping its offer to Democrats to pass a new stimulus bill including $1,200 direct payments, report says

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi are yet to strike a deal, but say they are hopeful and talks will continue. Treasury Secretar.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 1st, 2020

Capitol Report: Coronavirus-aid talks entering final stages as Pelosi, Mnuchin meet in Washington

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin took another swing at negotiating a deal for a second major coronavirus bill this year, but agreed only to talk again Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 30th, 2020

Capitol Report: Pelosi threatens to keep House in session until fiscal stimulus deal done

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday she may keep the chamber in session, and House lawmakers in Washington, until another fiscal stimulus deal is done, raising the ante on the issue......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 15th, 2020

Capitol Report: ‘Phase 4’ coronavirus package could pass Congress between late April and mid-May, analysts say

As Washington works on its fourth legislative response to the coronavirus crisis, analysts are predicting that the next big spending deal isn’t likely to become a reality for weeks......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 6th, 2020

Capitol Report: Pelosi says U.S. must have more voting by mail as coronavirus upends elections

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday said increased voting by mail would soon be a reality of life amid the coronavirus pandemic, and suggested she will press for more funding for it in the next stimulus package Congress works on......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 31st, 2020

Capitol Report: House set to pass $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package today, but Kentucky Republican’s move may delay voting

The House on Friday is on trac.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 27th, 2020

Capitol Report: Pelosi predicts House will pass $2 trillion coronavirus bill with ‘strong bipartisan vote’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday predicted speedy passage for a $2 trillion package aimed at cushioning the effects of the coronavirus on Americans, as she planned a vote for Friday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 26th, 2020

Capitol Report: Senate talks continue on massive coronavirus stimulus as final agreement proves elusive

Negotiators on the massive coronavirus stimulus package had said they were close to a deal, but getting a final agreement continued into the late evening without any deal......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 24th, 2020

Capitol Report: Senate strains to reach common ground on coronavirus stimulus deal

Senate lawmakers are racing to finish a massive aid package to help Americans devastated by the coronavirus, as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said it needed to be completed “today.”.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 23rd, 2020

Capitol Report: Coronavirus rescue package stumbles in Senate

An effort by Senate Republicans to swiftly pass a coronavirus stimulus measure hit a speed-bump when Democrats withheld support......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 22nd, 2020

Capitol Report: Coronavirus stimulus package could pass Congress next week, analysts say

As Republican and Democratic lawmakers and the Trump administration work on measures that could stimulate the U.S. economy and help workers, analysts say a big stimulus package could pass Congress next week......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 19th, 2020

Capitol Report: Coronavirus stimulus package ‘remains elusive’ as Washington is focused on ‘disaster relief,’ analysts say

While Republican and Democratic leaders say they’re close to a deal on a coronavirus bill, analysts are stressing the latest legislative effort isn’t designed to deliver a big boost to the economy or markets......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 13th, 2020