OnPolitics: Keep your eyes on the (COVID) money
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Senate Democrats reached a deal with President Joe Biden to limit the eligibility for $1,400 checks in his $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill.OnPolitics: Keep your eyes on the (COVID) money
More than 206,000 Americans signed up for health insurance through the federally run in the first two weeks of the three-month special enrollment period. 
The commander of the District of Columbia National Guard said Wednesday that Pentagon officials delayed giving him authority to dispatch 155 troops to the Capitol on Jan. 6 by more than three hours.
It's Mabinty, with your guide to the day's political news. 
Who lives, who dies, who is actually getting a COVID check
It's the question that many Americans want to know: Who is eligible for a $1,400 stimulus check?$
According to two sources familiar with the deliberations not authorized to speak on the record, checks would start to phase out at $75,000 and phase out entirely at $80,000 of income for individuals, as opposed to about $100,000 in the version of the legislation passed by the House last week.OnPolitics: Keep your eyes on the (COVID) money Joint filers would have their checks phase-out starting at $150,000 and entirely at $160,000.
The deal kept a federal boost to unemployment benefits at $400 a week through August, the sources said, rather than September as liberals such as Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore.,  advocated.
Who's happy: Moderate lawmakers who did not want the checks to go to wealthier Americans.
Who's not quite as happy: Many Americans who could have received at least some payment will now receive none. On the progressive side:OnPolitics: Keep your eyes on the (COVID) money Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., who chairs the Progressive Caucus, said, "I don't like that this is being narrowed. I feel like the survival checks are the easiest, simplest, most popular ... proposal," but said she wanted to look more closely.