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Biden presses Senate Democrats to pass COVID-19 relief

1 month ago   |   By Al Jazeera

US president pushes for Senate action on $1.9 trillion federal aid package as Republicans line up in opposition.
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Some Senate Democrats eye changes to unemployment benefits and direct payments in the $1.9 trillion stimulus plan

Some Senate Democrats eye changes to unemployment benefits and direct payments in the $1.9 trillion stimulus plan

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Senate Democrats are up against a narrow timeline to approve a $1.9 trillion stimulus package and get it to President Joe Biden's desk. But some Democratic senators are eyeing changes to key components of the legislation, particularly unemployment insurance and stimulus checks.
The jockeying among Democrats to amend provisions for direct aid comes as they attempt to enact the legislation by March 14, the deadline for when numerous unemployment measures expire, including a $300 federal benefit.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer told reporters the measure could be...
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