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American consumer spending jumps

US consumer spending jumped at its quickest pace since June as stimulus checks put more cash into Americans' wallets.

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Chief economist weighs in on stimulus plan

Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics, explains how the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan could be adjusted to more effectively stimulate the economy.

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He drives 70 miles so his mother has water to wash her hands

Navajo Nation resident Timothy Holiday drives miles to haul clean water to his mother so she can drink and wash her hands. Victoria Badonie's grandchildren used to shower from a groundwater pipe over a mile from their house before federal stimulus money recently helped them get running water. They are among the many on the reservation who have limited access to clean water. This has always been their way of life, but see how the Covid-19 pandemic has magnified the need to fix this inequality.

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Yellen: Stimulus plan could bring US to full employment next year

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Sunday the US could see full employment next year if Congress passes President Joe Biden's proposed stimulus package, but warned the country's unemployment rate would remain elevated over the next few years without the additional $1.9 trillion in federal support.

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Watch Biden's promise about stimulus checks

President Joe Biden vowed that he would follow through on his campaign promise to provide Americans with $2,000 for Covid-19 relief. Biden said his $1.9 trillion relief bill will include $1,400 checks to go along with the $600 checks that were distributed in the last relief bill.

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Biden's most important stimulus measure

The US federal government should spend more money, and fast, to fight the Covid-19 pandemic, rescue hard-hit families and help states, cities and small businesses. But it should also strive for a relief package built on some degree of bipartisan consensus.

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