Democrats vow to deliver $2K checks with control of Senate Democrats are vowing to forge ahead with providing $2,000 stimulus payments after their party won control of the Senate this week with victories in two Georgia runoffs where the checks played a key role. GOP Sen. Marco Rubio asks Biden for $2k stimulus checks as sign of unityRubio and other Republicans are now trying to find ways to smooth over recent political damage. Rubio urges Biden to make $2,000 stimulus checks a reality on day 1 of his presidencyRubio requested in a letter to Biden that $2,000 stimulus checks be sent to Americans on Biden's first day, citing the need to provide prompt relief. Biden renews call for new COVID-19 legislation after Georgia electionsPresident-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday renewed calls for new coronavirus relief legislation at the start of his administration following the Georgia Senate runoff races Tuesday. Joe Biden supports $2,000 stimulus checks for Americans. Here's how much people could receive in federal cash.Biden backs bigger direct payments and they are expected to form part of another economic aid package to be unveiled this week.