Erica Werner

Congressional reporter for the Washington Post who covers economic policy

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Erica Werner is a congressional correspondent for Associated Press.

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Lawmakers have been going back and forth for weeks about another stimulus package to help ease the economic crisis caused by COVID-19.

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Lawmakers have been going back and forth for weeks about another stimulus package to help ease the economic crisis caused by COVID-19.

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Some Red and Blue states may be turning purple in an increasingly polarized nation.

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Some Red and Blue states may be turning purple in an increasingly polarized nation.

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More than 700 people face federal charges for storming the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

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