Coronavirus Relief Agreement Reached, Votes Likely as Early as Sunday

After a tense 48 hours in which last-minute hang-ups threatened to derail a largely settled agreement, Senate Republicans and Senate Democrats found a compromise on the last issue separating them. Will the bill pass in time for those facing a loss of unemployment benefits?


A midnight agreement between Senate GOP and Senate Democrats on coronavirus relief legislation ended a stalemate that forced passage of a 2-day stop-gap government funding bill on Friday.


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