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Congress expected to vote on stimulus bill late Sunday

Congress expected to vote on stimulus bill late Sunday
After a short briefing, House members went into recess Sunday afternoon and will return to the floor when ready to vote on a long-delayed package of economic relief for coronavirus-ravaged Americans.

Leading negotiators in both parties have agreed on the broad strokes of a $900 billion stimulus framework that would deliver $600 direct payments to most U.The House of Representatives will bring to a vote late Sunday a $900 billion stimulus package that includes a second stimulus check of $600 and $300 in weekly unemployment insurance for out-of-work Americans.Josh Hawley (R-Mo.Typically at diametric ends of political debates, Hawley and Sanders have pushed for direct stimulus checks that would bring taxpayers $1,200 instead of $600.

Days away from Christmas, voting on the latest round of emergency COVID-19 relief checks and a government funding bill is expected to happen late into the night in a rare weekend session, U.After a short briefing, House members went into recess Sunday afternoon and will return to the floor when ready to vote on a long-delayed package of economic relief for coronavirus-ravaged Americans, C-SPAN reported.

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