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Past articles by Niv:

GOP accedes to Biden's $1.5 trillion spending request for 2021

Senate Republicans negotiating spending levels for 2021 have accepted President Biden’s $1.5 trillion price tag for discretionary spending, and are now focused on allocating more of those funds toward defense spending. → Read More

Democrats shift tone on unemployment benefits

Some congressional Democrats who forcefully advocated for emergency unemployment benefits earlier this year are now signaling they’re willing to let a weekly supplement expire in early September. → Read More

Biden moves to undo Trump trade legacy with EU deal

President Biden’s newly unveiled deal to end a long-standing trade dispute with Europe marks his first major success in overturning former President Trump’s trade legacy. → Read More

GAO rules Biden freeze on border wall funds legal

The Government Accountability Office on Tuesday ruled that President Biden’s move to freeze border wall funds did not violate budgetary law, angering Republicans. → Read More

Four states emerge as test case for cutting off jobless benefits

Alaska, Iowa, Mississippi and Missouri this week emerged as a collective test case for whether cutting off federal unemployment benefits will help push people back into the job market or contribute to a slowdown in the economic recovery → Read More

House Democrats to kick off $1.5 trillion spending process without budget

House Democrats on Monday moved to advance the annual appropriations process for 2022 without a budget resolution. → Read More

Economy adds 559K jobs in May, unemployment down to 5.8 percent

In a mild improvement over the previous month, the labor market added 559,000 jobs in May, according to Labor Department data released Friday. → Read More

Private sector added 978,000 new jobs in May: ADP

The private sector added a whopping 978,000 jobs in May, according to payroll comp → Read More

Biden sheds hawkish past on deficit with debt-laden budget

President Biden regularly fell on the hawkish side of fiscal debates during his decades-long Senate career, often going a step further than other centrist Democrats in his push to rein in deficits and debt. → Read More

Progressives rebuff criticism of Biden's budget

Progressives on Friday pushed back on criticism of President Biden's budget plan, → Read More

Biden's $6T budget foresees decade of trillion-dollar deficits

President Biden on Friday proposed a budget that would entrench deficits in excess of $1 trillion for the next decade, pushing the nation’s debt burden to record highs. → Read More

Key inflation measure comes in at 0.6 percent, above expectations

The Personal Consumption Expenditures price index, a key measure of inflation, rose 0.6 percent in April, according to Commerce Department data released Friday, higher than t → Read More

Biden budget expands government's role in economy

President Biden’s budget proposal sets the government to take on an expanded role in the economy for years to come, underscoring the White House’s desire to push forward with progressive policies that would reform taxes and the social safety net. → Read More

Unemployment claims hit new pandemic low of 406,000

Weekly initial unemployment claims continued their steady downward trend in the third week of May, hitting a new pandemic low of a seasonally adjusted 406,000, a drop of 38,000, or 8.6 percent, from the previous week. → Read More

Biden to propose $6T budget, increasing federal spending to highest sustained level since WWII: report

President Biden is set to propose a budget totaling $6 trillion in the coming days, The New York Times → Read More

Biden faces dilemma on Trump steel tariffs

CLEVELAND—President Biden faces a dilemma on whether to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum imports imposed on the European Union by the Trump administration. → Read More

On the Money: Tech giants face rising pressure from shareholder activists

Hello and happy Wednesday, and welcome back to On The Money. I'm Niv Elis, filling in for Sylvan Lane, with your nightly guide to everything affecting your bills, bank account and bottom line. → Read More

Democrat slams Yellen for failing to appear at hearing

House Small Business Committee Chair Nydia Velazquez (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday slammed Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen for failing to appear before the committee during a hearing on the Small Business Administration's COVID-19 programs. → Read More

On The Money: Biden administration launches trade dispute against Canadian dairy industry

Hello and happy Tuesday, and welcome back to On The Money. I'm Niv Elis, filling in for Sylvan Lane, with your nightly guide to everything affecting your bills, bank account and bottom line. → Read More

Warren urges Biden to replace Fed's Quarles in testy exchange

Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday told Federal Reserve Vice Chairman for Supervision Randal Quarles that she was recommending President Biden replace him when his term ends later this year. → Read More