Christal Hayes, Rochester D and C

Christal Hayes

Rochester D and C

Washington, DC, United States

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Recent:
  • Rochester D and C
  • The News Leader
  • USA TODAY
  • The Tennessean
Past:
  • El Paso Times
  • Yahoo
  • Enquirer
  • The Courier-Journal
  • Indianapolis Star
  • The Desert Sun
  • TCPalm
  • MontgomeryAdvertiser
  • The Des Moines Register
  • Las Cruces Sun-News
  • and more…

Recent articles by Christal:

Dems, White House inch closer on coronavirus relief deal, hoping for agreement by end of week

"I feel optimistic that there is a light at the end of the tunnel, but how long that tunnel is remains to be seen," Pelosi said after the meeting. → Read More

Dems, White House optimistic stimulus deal could be reached this week after both sides make concessions

Top Democrats and negotiators from the White House say a deal on a coronavirus stimulus package could be reached by the end of the week. → Read More

Congress leaves town without a coronavirus stimulus deal, allowing $600 unemployment benefit to end

Republicans, Democrats and the Trump administration have been meeting over what should be included in what would be a fifth round of stimulus funding. → Read More

'These 2 bills aren’t mateable': Republicans, Democrats at odds on a coronavirus stimulus deal as pressure builds

"Say you are at the zoo. You see a giraffe. You see a flamingo. These two bills aren’t mateable," said Pelosi Tuesday on a coronavirus stimulus deal. → Read More

Republican calls for Liz Cheney to step down from leadership after Trump criticisms

Several Republican members of Congress and President Donald Trump's son criticized Rep. Liz Cheney, the third-ranking Republican in the House. → Read More

$600 unemployment bonus is set to run out in days as Congress rushes to negotiate next COVID-19 bill

House Democrats demand the $600 boost be extended, but many Republicans on Capitol Hill dubbed the extension a nonstarter. → Read More

Many Americans might not get another stimulus check. Here's where things stand on another COVID-19 bill

Congress is set to begin negotiations as early as next week on another coronavirus emergency bill, just weeks before bolstered unemployment benefits are set to run out. → Read More

House panel set to grill Anthony Fauci, CDC director on Trump's coronavirus response as states see spikes

Dr. Anthony Fauci is among those who are scheduled to testify before House lawmakers on Tuesday about the Trump administration's coroanvirus response. → Read More

Ocasio-Cortez faces first reelection test as progressives work to maintain their movement

The New York Democrat knows the primary process well, as her upset victory allowed her to gain a massive following after the 2018 midterm election. → Read More

Donald Trump says he will try again to deport young migrants, despite Supreme Court ruling

With immigration a political and legal issue, Trump would not be able to deport young migrants anytime soon – and there's an election on Nov. 3. → Read More

In emotional debate, Sens. Cory Booker, Kamala Harris plead for Rand Paul to allow anti-lynching bill to pass

An anti-lynching bill that Sen. Rand Paul has held up in the Senate for several months led to a heated and passionate battle on the Senate floor Thursday. → Read More

After GOP Sen. Murkowski says she's 'struggling' over whether she can support Trump, president vows to campaign against her

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, called former Secretary of Defense James Mattis' criticism of Trump "true, and honest, and necessary and overdue." Now the president is vowing to campaign against her, no matter the candidate or their record. → Read More

Senate Democrats, some kneeling, honor George Floyd with moment of silence at Capitol

Senate Democrats stood in silence for 8 minutes and 46 seconds at the Capitol to honor the lives of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor. → Read More

'Word of God as a political prop': GOP senators criticize Trump after George Floyd protesters forced out of park

GOP senators were split Tuesday with some criticizing President Trump after protesters were removed from the area around the White House Monday. → Read More

'Some of his tweets have not been helpful': GOP senators criticize Trump's Floyd protest rhetoric

A number of Senate Republicans on Monday criticized the president's rhetoric on protests demanding action after George Floyd's death in Minneapolis. → Read More

More checks? A payroll tax cut? Trump and Congress split on next coronavirus relief plan

Another round of relief checks? A payroll tax cut? Republicans and Democrats have pitched a number of ideas for the next coronavirus relief package. → Read More

House Intelligence Committee releases Russia probe transcripts with dozens of witnesses, including Trump Jr.

The House Intelligence Committee released transcripts with dozens of witnesses as part of its probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election. → Read More

'Children are going hungry': Angelina Jolie urges Congress to increase food stamp benefits in next coronavirus legislation

Actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie is lobbying Congress to increase food assistance to families amid the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

House passes $484 billion coronavirus stimulus for small businesses and hospitals, sends bill to Trump

The $484 billion measure offers funds for the Paycheck Protection Program and sends more money to hospitals struggling because of the coronavirus. → Read More

House passes $484 billion coronavirus stimulus for small businesses and hospitals, sends bill to Trump

The $484 billion measure offers funds for the Paycheck Protection Program and sends more money to hospitals struggling because of the coronavirus. → Read More