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Senate Takes Up $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Bill

The House passed President Biden’s nearly $2 trillion coronavirus aid package on Saturday by a narrow margin that included no Republicans. Democrats were forced to drop a proposal to increase the minimum wage to $15.

Host Callum Borchers gets the latest from NPR congressional correspondent Susan Davis.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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