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Biden urges Senate to take 'quick action' on coronavirus relief package

1 month ago   |   By Politico

President Joe Biden on Saturday called for the Senate to quickly pass his $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, which the House approved early Saturday morning.
“I hope it will receive quick action,” Biden said. “We have no time to waste. If we act now, decisively, quickly and boldly, we can finally get ahead of this virus, we can finally get our economy moving again and the people of this country have suffered far too much for too long. We need to relieve that suffering.”
Biden's remarks - which lasted just over a minute - came hours after the House passed the package , a bill which...
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Biden hails House passage of $1.9T virus bill, now to Senate

Biden hails House passage of $1.9T virus bill, now to Senate

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

By ALAN FRAM
WASHINGTON - The House approved a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill that was championed by President Joe Biden, the first step in providing another dose of aid to a weary nation as the measure now moves to a tense Senate.
“We have no time to waste,” Biden said at the White House after the House passage early Saturday. “We act now - decisively, quickly and boldly - we can finally get ahead of this virus. We can finally get our economy moving again. People in this country have suffered far too much for too long.”
The new president's vision for infusing cash across a struggling...
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House Passes President Biden's $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Bill

1 month ago   |   By Time

WASHINGTON - The House approved a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill in a win for President Joe Biden, even as top Democrats tried assuring agitated progressives that they'd revive their derailed drive to boost the minimum wage.
The new president's vision for flushing cash to individuals, businesses, states and cities battered by COVID-19 passed on a near party-line 219-212 vote early Saturday. That ships the massive measure to the Senate, where Democrats seem bent on resuscitating their minimum wage push and fights could erupt over state aid and other issues.
Democrats said the...
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