Senate GOP emergency relief plan leaves out direct aid to states

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell stand for the presentation of colors during a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony at the U.S. Capitol on January 15, 2020 in Washington, DC. Congress awarded the Congressional Gold Medal to former NFL player and advocate for patients with Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS) Steve Gleason. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

The $500 billion GOP package

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Allison Stevens
Allison Stevens

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