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On the morning conference call with the House Democratic caucus Pelosi rejected the notion of a slimmed-down, or “skinny,” bill, such as the $300 billion measure Democrats blocked last week in the Senate.
FRUSTRATED HOUSE DEMOCRATS PUSH FOR ACTION ON NEW ECONOMIC RELIEF BILLERICA WERNERSEPTEMBER 15, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The Republican’s “skinny” stimulus package did not include funding for a second round of $1,200 stimulus checks—a proposal that for months Republican and Democratic leaders supported.
GOP $500 BILLION AID PACKAGE BLOCKED BY SENATE DEMOCRATS—HERE’S WHAT IT MEANS FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND STIMULUS CHECKSLANCE LAMBERTSEPTEMBER 10, 2020FORTUNE
A big ECB meeting, jobless claims numbers and a largely meaningless Senate vote on a “skinny” stimulus spending package.
GLOBAL MARKETS DIP AS INVESTORS AGAIN SOUR ON TECH STOCKSBERNHARD WARNERSEPTEMBER 10, 2020FORTUNE
In addition, the Republican’s skinny stimulus does not provide additional funding for state and local governments.
‘SKINNY STIMULUS’: SENATE TO VOTE ON $500 BILLION PACKAGE. WHAT IT DOES AND DOESN’T INCLUDELANCE LAMBERTSEPTEMBER 9, 2020FORTUNE
There are over a dozen races worth watching today, but here’s the skinny on the most consequential.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TODAY’S ELECTIONS IN KANSAS, MICHIGAN AND MISSOURINATHANIEL RAKICH (NATHANIEL.RAKICH@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)AUGUST 4, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
“Why, to look at her, I think that skinny woman would dare anything,” remarked Amy.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
She was thin, skinny, dark-haired, and possessed of great physical strength in the form of endurance.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Burke pulled a packet of bills from his pocket, slipped them to Lefty's skinny hand.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
At this the door flew open and a skinny woman appeared, her homespun frock pendent with tow-headed urchins.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
Her back was turned to Nita, her clawlike, skinny hands were diving into the chest of gold.
THEY LOOKED AND LOVEDMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
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WORDS RELATED TO SKINNY

  • angular
  • anorectic
  • bony
  • gangly
  • malnourished
  • puny
  • scrawny
  • shadow
  • skeleton
  • skin and bones
  • skinny
  • starved
  • stringbean
  • undernourished
  • undersized
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