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GOP senators are starting to line up behind the $908 billion stimulus compromise as pressure mounts on Congress to pass immediate relief

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Several Republican senators have lined up behind the $908 billion bipartisan compromise relief package on Thursday, boosting the plan’s momentum in a perilous stretch of the pandemic.

Pressure is mounting on Congress to immediately pass virus relief legislation after months of inaction and as cases rise virtually unchecked across the country. The US has marked a series of grim new milestones: hospitalizations exceeded 100,000 for the first time on Wednesday, and the nation recorded 2,804 deaths on the same day — the highest one-day total.

Lawmakers are now scrambling to reach a stimulus details ⇒

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