Pelosi Optimistic About Congress Passing Virus Stimulus Bill Before Elections

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) last week said she was optimistic about Congress passing COVID-19 relief legislation before the Nov. 3 presidential election. "I'm optimistic. I do think that we should have an agreement," Pelosi remarked during a CNN interview on Sept. 11. "That's what we all want." On Sept. 10, the Senate killed a Republican-proposed bill that was far smaller than previous proposals and bills, including $300-per-week unemployment benefits, liability protections, funding for schools, and more. Nearly all Republicans voted for the measure, but it didn't garner support from Democrats and did not pass the 60-vote threshold to aRead More From Source

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