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Democrats Crafting New $2.4 Trillion Stimulus Bill to Spur Talks

Sept. 24, 2020, 7:53 PM

House Democrats have started drafting a stimulus proposal of roughly $2.4 trillion that they can take into possible negotiations with the White House and Senate Republicans, according to House Democratic officials.

The Democrat-only plan also would address demands from swing-state lawmakers in the party for passage of a virus-relief plan before they adjourn for the stretch run of their reelection campaigns -- even if it doesn’t result in a deal that gets signed into law.

The bill could get passed by the House next week. While smaller than the $3.4 trillion package the House passed in May, it remains much ...

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