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The House passes $1.9 trillion stimulus package, paving the way for Biden to sign it into law later this week

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The House of Representatives passed a $1.9 trillion stimulus package on Wednesday, paving the way for President Joe Biden to sign the relief bill this week. It sets up a colossal federal effort to pull the economy out of its worst crisis in generations.

The vote was 220-211; every House Republican voted against the bill, following every Senate Republican voting against it last weekend. 

The plan’s passage in the lower chamber secures Biden’s first major legislative victory since assuming office nearly two months ago. It also comes a year into a pandemic that has devastated the American details ⇒

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