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McConnell: Senate Will Vote on Slimmed-Down Pandemic Bill Thursday

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced the Senate will hold a vote on a slimmed-down $500 billion pandemic relief bill on Thursday, although it will likely not garner enough support to overcome a 60-vote filibuster from Democrats. "We're not going to let Speaker Pelosi and the Democratic leader kill and bury coronavirus relief behind closed doors without putting every senator on the record," McConnell said Wednesday, referring to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.). If the vote clears the Senate, the bill also may not receive the support from the House, which is controlRead More From Source

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