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The gulf between Republicans and Democrats on Coronavirus aid

Source: Alicia Pariapiano, N.Y.Times (Paid Registration)

There is little overlap in the plans released by Democrats and Republicans for another round of federal aid to address the Covid-19 pandemic.

Congress is facing increasing pressure to come to an agreement because weekly unemployment benefit payments of $600 expire for millions of Americans this week. Republicans have proposed reducing the additional benefit, which is added to regular state payments, to $200 per week through September, with a plan to set total benefits at 70 percent of lost income after that. Democrats want to continue the higher payments through January.

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