Harvest Prude

Harvest is a reporter for WORLD based in Washington, D.C.

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House passes stimulus bill

by Harvest Prude
Posted 3/27/20, 01:42 pm

WASHINGTON—Some House lawmakers rushed back to the U.S. Capitol on Friday to vote on the $2 trillion fiscal relief bill. An attempt by Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky., to force a longer voting process fell flat, and lawmakers who made it back to Capitol Hill passed the legislation by a voice vote. President Donald Trump signed the bill into law Friday evening.

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What is (and isn’t) in the economic aid bill

Congress | Congress’ answer to the COVID-19 economic crisis offers relief to many and pork to others
by Harvest Prude
Posted 3/27/20, 11:31 am

By voice vote Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the CARES Act, Congress’ third legislative answer to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Senate unanimously passed it 96-0 late Wednesday.

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Invisible men

Politics | The coronavirus upends the 2020 presidential campaign
by Harvest Prude
Posted 3/26/20, 04:32 pm

WASHINGTON—Three weeks ago, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden was riding high. In the aftermath of his dominant Super Tuesday, the former vice president racked up a string of endorsements and positive press coverage. Five more primary wins followed on March 10, leading to more glowing headlines.

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