Giving people money is (surprise!) really popular right now

86% of voters want Congress to approve an extra round of stimulus spending

When Republicans killed efforts for an extra $2 trillion in stimulus spending right before the election, I argued that it was perhaps their biggest missed opportunity of the campaign. Back then, an extra round of direct payments was wildly popular, and some Democrats were arguing for checks of up to $2,000. But the additional funding was killed by Mitch…

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