For an economy already fractured by social distancing policies meant to curb the spread of the coronavirus, the perverse incentive threatens to do further damage, according to workers, business owners and economists who spoke to Fox News.
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Thomas Massie defends ill-fated coronavirus bill maneuver: 'I was just standing up for the Constitution'
"Congress should show up to work if they're telling truckers and grocery store baggers to show up to work," Rep. Thomas Massie said to Fox News.
President Trump signed the more than $2 trillion coronavirus relief packageon Friday and said it would help American workers across the country --butthe bill also includes millions for items unrelated to the pandemic.
Three years into President Trump’s term, the Senate has confirmed 192 Trump-appointed federal judges. But what does that mean for the country's judicial system?
Construction on the Trump administration’s first totally new border wall – where none existed previously – has started in Texas, just southeast of the town of McAllen along the Rio Grande river, U.S.
Beto O'Rourke’s hard-left turn on gun confiscation in the Democratic presidential primary may play well with liberal primary voters across the country – butthe former congressman could also be hurting his political future inTexas should he someday choose to run statewide again.
Media outlets lavished attention this year on a study that found hate crimes were a whopping 226 percent higher in counties where President Trump held rallies -- but researchers at another university are now challenging those findings,saying there is no link between the two, once a basic flaw in the calculations is fixed.
The Republican Party has long been panned by its detractors as theparty of big money and big donors -- but donation patterns have changed measurably under President Trump, a Fox News analysis of campaign finance datashows.
The AFL-CIO, the largest federation of labor unions in the United States,has stirred controversy by tweeting a Marxist video and declaring: "We all need to seize the means of production.
Bernie Sanders has long billed himself as a democratic socialist, citing the peaceful governments of Denmark and Sweden as his inspirations. But back in the 1980s, as mayor of Burlington, Sandersoften endorsed a different strain of leftist government.
The conclusion of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation – and its determination that no evidence supports claims of Trump-Russia collusion – has spurred calls from President Trump’s allies to closely examine the probe’s origins at the FBI.
Socialist leaders come to power promising to equalize society.But, in the words of George Orwell's 'Animal Farm,' their followers soon learn "some are more equal than others.
The White House is touting new economic numbers that famous economists once predicted would never happen under President Trump.
Che Guevara's fans might not be aware of just what their idol did and said. Here’s a look back at the history.
Immigration hawks slammed the border security compromise President Trump signed into law Friday for containing last-minute provisions that they argued gives "amnesty" to many – but a Department of Homeland Security official insisted to Fox News that’s a misunderstanding of the bill.
American politicians like Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez increasingly embrace the socialist label – but with a qualifier, calling themselves “democratic socialists.”
Politicians of all stripes make big promises to get into office – but some of the most extravagant promises of the last century have come from socialist politicians pledging to reshape society as a utopia for all.
Socialism rising: Universities and ‘radical’ profs helping steer leftward shift in politics, critics say
Socialism is on the rise, as Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez carry the torch in Congress and polls show young people and Democrats warming to the ideology.
Politicians calling themselves "Democratic socialists" have made very-visible gains in the past year, with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joining Congress on Thursday and Sen. Bernie Sanders becoming a party icon with the status to bring policies like Medicare-for-all into the mainstream.
President Trump routinely takes grief from the pundits for his underwater approval ratings – but compared with some of his embattled European counterparts, facing civil unrest in the streets and internal government tensions, the U.S.
Democratic state senator Laura Kelly has beat Republican Secretary of State Kris Kobach, Fox News projects, flipping the Governor's mansion in a deep red state that voted for Trump by more than 20 points.
Republicans are continuing to see strong early-vote turnout in key battleground states, potentially boosting their chances for at least holding the Senate even as analysts see Democrats holding the overall edge in the battle for House control.
The economy is good. Many credit President Trump – but President Obama also tried to take credit last week, saying, “when you hear all this talk about economic miracles right now, remember who started it.
California Rep. Adam Schiff accused a GOP colleague of bigotry against Koreans. But the rep denies ever saying the remarks.
Democrats are outraising Republicans in this year's tight Senate races. Their secret: out-of-state donors.
Republican Rep. Jason Lewis told Fox News he has contacted the police over threats to him and even his daughters in the wake of reports about controversial statements he made as a radio show host.
Californians likely will vote in November on a long-shot referendum to split their giant state into three – a measure that, while standing little chance of success, would represent a political gift to Democrats.
A Republican lawmaker is warning that the $1.3 trillion spending bill approved by Congress last week means more aging veterans could be deprived of owning guns because of a policy that targets those who no longer handle their finances.
Many media outlets loudly claim that both the House and Senate versions of tax reform harm the middle class and poor.
Virginia governor's race: Forms suggest Dem's campaign involved in 'race-baiting' ad, despite denials
Virginia gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam’s campaign is being accused of playing a role in a controversial ad that was pulled last week, as disclosure forms reveal ties to the political group behind the incendiary commercial – though the Democrat’s campaign denies it.
The left has upped the stakes in its guerilla operations against Republicans, as deep-pocketed groups fund protesters to show up to the offices and even houses of congressmen to protest their lack of "town hall" meetings.