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Congress reaches agreement on stimulus deal

Posted at 5:09 PM, Dec 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-20 18:09:36-05

CNBC is reporting that Congress reached a deal Sunday on a $900 billion coronavirus relief package, according to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

  • Lawmakers will move to vote on the proposal, along with a full-year government spending bill, as soon as Sunday night.
  • Millions of Americans have awaited aid for months as Congress failed to agree on another plan to boost a health-care system and economy buckling under the weight of the pandemic.

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