Jim Tankersley

New York Times

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Jim Tankersley is a tax and economics correspondent for the New York Times. He formerly reported on economics  for the Washington Post and National Journal, and on energy and the environment for the Tribune Company.

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The Republican-controlled Senate approved a $484 billion coronavirus relief package on Tuesday night. The House is expected to vote on the bill on Thursday.

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The Republican-controlled Senate approved a $484 billion coronavirus relief package on Tuesday night. The House is expected to vote on the bill on Thursday.

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