When you think of all the ways that the U.S. government spends money, which of its functions do you think tops the list?
More than half of Americans receive more money from gov. transfer programs than they pay in federal taxes.
Unemployment benefits normally can be collected for 26 weeks, but currently they can be collected for up to 99 weeks in certain hard-hit areas. The House of Representatives has approved the continuation of extended benefits, but Senate Republicans have, so far, kept the extension from passing the Senate. One can argue the merits of...
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