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Senate Passes $2.2T Coronavirus Aid Plan, House Votes Friday

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate passed a mammoth $2.2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed by the coronavirus pandemic, an unprecedented response amid record new jobless claims and mounting evidence that the economy is in a recession. The unanimous Senate vote late Wednesday came despite misgivings on both sides about whether it goes too far…

White House, Congress Agree on $2 Trillion Virus Rescue Bill

The Senate is likely to pass the measure Wednesday afternoon.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and Senate leaders of both political parties have reached agreement on a $2 trillion measure to rush aid to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the coronavirus pandemic. The urgently needed measure is the largest economic rescue measure in history. The Senate is likely to pass the measure Wednesday afternoon. In…

Local Financial Expert Talks About Continuing Hit To Wall Street

Markets Fall With Continued Response To Fighting Coronavirus Around The Globe

FARGO, N.D. — Stocks fall about 3% on Wall Street after Congress hit another roadblock in talks to inject nearly $2 trillion into the economy. We asked president and financial advisor at Legacy Wealth Management, Paul Meyers, if people should be concerned about their 401k or investments now? “Our advice to our followers is that uh, be reviewing your account,…

Tim Flakoll Announces Bid for North Dakota Senate

Flakoll is running in District 44 in north Fargo.

FARGO, N.D.–Former senator, Tim Flakoll, announced his candidacy for the North Dakota Senate on Monday. Flakoll is running in District 44 in north Fargo. He previously represented the district from 1998 to 2016. Currently, Flakoll serves as the Provost for the Tri-College University system and as chair of the Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo Public Policy Committee. In the Senate, Flakoll says he…

Senate Passes Coronavirus Emergency Funding Package

Approximately 85 percent of the funding will be spent domestically.

WASHINGTON–The United States Senate passed an emergency funding package to help combat the current coronavirus outbreak. The $8.3 billion package includes $2.2 billion for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, $3.1 billion for the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund under the Department of Health and Human Services, and $20 million for administrative expenses to help businesses affected…

Former ND Senator Launching Book Drive for Inmates

Donations will be accepted until March 15.

FARGO, N.D.–A former North Dakota Senator is working to launch a book drive for inmates. Tim Flakoll was a member of the North Dakota State Senate for 18 years. Now he is attempting to collect books to donate to jails for inmate reform efforts. Studies have shown that giving prisoners access to educational tools such as books can lower recidivism…

LIVE: Impeachment Trial: Senate Expected to Acquit Trump in Wednesday Vote

The Wednesday afternoon vote is expected to be swift.

The Senate votes on the impeachment of President Donald J. Trump. Tune in to Fox News Channel for live special coverage. https://fxn.ws/2udNHcN Posted by Fox News on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 WASHINGTON–President Donald Trump is on the verge of acquittal by the Senate, an end to only the third presidential impeachment trial in American history but coming at the start…

McConnell Blasts Impeachment, Will Vote to Acquit Trump

The Senate is scheduled to vote on the two impeachment articles Wednesday afternoon.

WASHINGTON–Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday slammed House Democrats’ drive to impeach President Donald Trump as “the most rushed, least fair and least thorough” in history and confirmed that he will vote to acquit him. McConnell said the two impeachment charges against Trump — that he abused his power and obstructed Congress’ ensuing investigation — are “constitutionally incoherent” and don’t…

LIVE: Trump Impeachment Trial: Senators to Begin Submitting Written Questions for Legal Teams on Wednesday

The question-and-answer session is expected to last two days.

The U.S. Senate continues the impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump.Tune in to Fox News Channel for live coverage. Posted by Fox News on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 WASHINGTON–With opening arguments wrapped up in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, senators will now get a chance to ask questions. But the normally talkative politicians will still have to keep silent, as their…