Nancy Pelosi and other House Democrats voted on Friday to give Americans an additional $1,200 payout as part of the HEROES Act.
The Republican-led Senate is not expected to take up the legislation, already declaring it "dead on arrival" without even seeing it.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called the massive coronavirus bill an "aspirational legislation" not "designed to deal with reality."
Sens. Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders and Ed Markey are proposing legislation to give $2,000 per month to individuals making less than $120,000.
The coronavirus has affected the lives of two key lawmakers. Rep. Maxine Waters and Sen. Elizabeth Warren reveal their ties to COVID-19.
Harvard announced that it would not request or accept federal relief money after Trump said the university would have to "pay [it] back."
The Senate has approved a $484 billion relief package intended to aid flailing businesses. Critics of the bill say it doesn't go far enough.
Harvard has faced backlash for receiving almost $9 million in stimulus funding, despite its multibillion-dollar endowment.
As Congress seeks to secure another $250 billion for the Paycheck Protection Program, outrage grows over who benefited from the first fund.
Tony Spell went on CNN's New Day Weekend to defend his "stimulus challenge," which asks his followers to donate their checks to the church.
More than 80 million stimulus payments have been sent to American taxpayers. Several million of those were deposited into third-party accounts.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a $125 million Disaster Relief Fund for undocumented immigrants who don't qualify for federal relief.
Congress looks to add another $250 billion to the small-business aid program, as funds from the first wave run out.
The Treasury Department requested Trump's name to be printed on the checks sent out by the IRS, which could delay them by a few days.
House Democrats are said to have converged on a conference call Monday where Speaker Nancy Pelosi discussed a $1 trillion relief package.
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The coronavirus stimulus package will go to the House next, before moving to President Donald Trump, who has indicated he will sign it.