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Despite big travel numbers, airlines aren't roaring back yet

Leisure air travel in the United States is on track to recover much more quickly than originally expected, thanks to the expedited distribution of vaccines, recent Covid-19 relief and economic stimulus legislation and pent-up demand. We now predict leisure travel in the United States will return to 2019 levels by early 2022. But even with the uptick in bookings, the industry still faces tough challenges ahead.

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The perfect answer to four years of Trump: Biden's ambitious jobs plan

President Joe Biden has delivered on his promise to follow his Covid relief bill with a long-term recovery plan. His new American Jobs Plan is a comprehensive, well-targeted and timely approach to America's many long-term economic ills, responding powerfully to 40 years of federal neglect.

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Here's what's in Biden's infrastructure proposal

Now that his massive coronavirus relief package is law, President Joe Biden is laying out his next big proposal: A roughly $2 trillion plan for improving the nation's infrastructure and shifting to greener energy over the next 8 years.

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Opinion: The missed opportunities of the Covid stimulus package

The $1.9 trillion American Rescue Act of 2021 contains much-needed relief for millions of struggling unemployed workers, as well as those earning low wages — with people of color and women disproportionately represented in both groups. But to make our economy more equitable and address the needs of out-of-work and underemployed Americans, we need longer-term solutions.

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What about the next national emergency?

With over 530,000 Americans dead from Covid-19, improvements in vaccine deployment, a massive relief bill and a presidential address are reasons for hope that we are now starting to turn the corner on this terrible virus. Even beyond the staggering toll in lives, last year is nearly unfathomable -- devastation to our economy, exponential expansion of our national debt, bankrupt businesses, Americans out of work and an incalculable impact on social well-being.

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