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Why there’s still hope for second $1,200 stimulus checks despite stalled congressional talks

Posted on AllSides August 24th, 2020
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When it comes to a second round of $1,200 stimulus checks, there’s good news and bad news.

The good news: Both political parties have said they want to send Americans more direct payments.

The bad news: Congress needs to agree on the next coronavirus stimulus package in order for that money to come through.

Talks between top Democrats and the White House broke down because they could not come to a compromise on how much to spend on that legislation. Democrats have proposed more than $3 trillion in aid, while...

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