"If the choice is doing it without Republican support and moving aggressively...to me the choice is pretty clear: we do it," the Vermont senator told NPR Saturday.
Democratic presidents are "more willing to heed historical lessons," but Republicans cling to "magical" tax cuts and deregulation theories during economic downturns, states a new economic analysis.
Oscar Mayer is giving you the opportunity to request its iconic Wienermobile to come to your proposals.
An exclusive survey from Newsweek and LendingTree reveals how the twin crises of the pandemic and a struggling economy are changing the way we save, spend and even think about money—in ways that will last long after life has returned to a semblance of normalcy.
Several Republicans rejected President Donald Trump's suggestion of delaying the 2020 presidential election, with GOP lawmakers noting Americans voted during the Civil War, two World Wars and a previous pandemic.
To revive the economy, Joe Biden wants to build his own New Deal with an array of proposals to strengthen the social safety net and revive prosperity. The big question: Is he up to the challenge?
The polarized and partisan narrative of "you can kill the economy or you can kill people" has Americans caught in the grip of fear, and it is paralyzing us.
"At the high end, we will have returned to a level of employment last experienced in the mid-1990s," economist Elise Gould wrote.
"My guess right now is that it's going to be north of 16 percent, maybe as high as 19 or 20 percent," Kevin Hassett said.
"You're looking at something minus 20 to minus 30 in the second quarter," Kevin Hassett predicted.
The International Monetary Fund said the global economy is set to suffer the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression this year as governments worldwide deal with the coronavirus pandemic.
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The U.S. Senate has approved a $1.8 trillion stimulus package as the economy reels from shutdowns caused by the coronavirus.
"Even the big moves that we're seeing right now in Congress are not going to be enough," Kevin Hassett told CNN.
O'Rourke also compared the Green New Deal to the Great Depression while campaigning at the University of Virginia.
Financial experts pointed to several ominous economic indicators of how the next crash could be "worse than the Great Depression."
'The Boys of '36'—airing Tuesday on PBS—follows the University of Washington rowers who struggled through the depression and won gold in Berlin.