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Senate Stalls Another Coronavirus Relief Package

WASHINGTON D.C. (WCMH) — Congress needs to pass another coronavirus relief package, but that process remains stalled even after weekend negotiations between party leaders.

For the first time since March, millions of unemployed Americans won’t get the extra $600 of added weekly federal benefits.

Illinois Democratic Representative Brad Schneider said Senate Republicans dragged their heels after House democrats passed their version of coronavirus relief, the Heroes Act, almost two months ago.

“We have to have something we can talk about, and the Republicans haven’t settled on their position,” Rep. Schneider said.

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