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United States Senate: Upper house of the United States Congress
The United States Senate is the upper chamber of the United States Congress, which, along with the United States House of Representatives—the lower chamber—constitutes the legislature of the United States. The Senate chamber is located in the north wing of the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

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Nancy Pelosi Calls For Recovery Bill On Coronavirus Outbreak While Trump Wants $2 Trillion For Infrastructure [Video]

Nancy Pelosi Calls For Recovery Bill On Coronavirus Outbreak While Trump Wants $2 Trillion For Infrastructure

U.S. Republican lawmakers are wary over Democratic plans to create another large spending bill. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Congress needs a bill related to the recovery of the outbreak.But Senate..

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Republicans Blame Impeachment For Distracting Government From Coronavirus [Video]

Republicans Blame Impeachment For Distracting Government From Coronavirus

President Donald Trump was criticized for his lack of preparation against the coronavirus outbreak. According to Business Insider, Republican allies said the president was distracted by impeachment...

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Historic $2.2 Trillion Coronavirus Bill Passes U.S. House [Video]

Historic $2.2 Trillion Coronavirus Bill Passes U.S. House

The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved a $2.2 trillion aid package. It is the largest in history according to reports at Reuters. The package is to help cope with the economic downturn..

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Trump signs $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill [Video]

Trump signs $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday signed a $2.2 trillion aid package - the largest in American history - to help people and businesses cope with the economic downturn inflicted by the coronavirus..

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House passes $2.2 trillion aid bill, sends to Trump [Video]

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Despite GOP congressman Thomas Massie attempting to delay the vote, the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved a $2.2 trillion aid package - the largest in American history - to help..

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Here's What's in the $2 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus Bill [Video]

Here's What's in the $2 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus Bill

The bill was passed 96-0 in the Senate and is expected to pass in the House on Friday.

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US House To Vote On Unprecedented Economic Aid Package [Video]

US House To Vote On Unprecedented Economic Aid Package

The US House of Representatives is expected to pass an estimated $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief bill when it meets on Friday. The news comes after the Senate overwhelmingly approved the unprecedented..

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House leaders spar ahead of Friday vote on aid package [Video]

House leaders spar ahead of Friday vote on aid package

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy issued partisan barbs Thursday, one day before the chamber is expected to pass the estimated $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief..

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Senate Passes $2 Trillion Stimulus Bill For Coronavirus Crisis [Video]

Senate Passes $2 Trillion Stimulus Bill For Coronavirus Crisis

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday passed a $2 trillion bill aimed at helping Americans hurt by the coronavirus epidemic. The bill will also extend aid to industries, as well as providing billions of dollars..

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Pelosi anticipates bipartisan support for coronavirus bill in U.S. House [Video]

Pelosi anticipates bipartisan support for coronavirus bill in U.S. House

The Democratic Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday said she expects "a strong bipartisan vote" on a $2 trillion rescue package, which Nancy Pelosi credited Democrats for winning..

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U.S. Senate offers $58 bln aid to airlines as they struggle to stay airborne [Video]

U.S. Senate offers $58 bln aid to airlines as they struggle to stay airborne

The U.S. Senate offered struggling airlines unprecedented aid worth $58 billion that will helping cover their staff wages, as carriers around the world seek state support and turn passenger planes into..

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$2 tln U.S. stimulus fails to lift global stocks [Video]

$2 tln U.S. stimulus fails to lift global stocks

The U.S. has a $2 trillion stimulus package, but that wasn't enough to lift global stock markets Thursday. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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Senate unanimously passes $2 trln relief bill [Video]

Senate unanimously passes $2 trln relief bill

The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a $2 trillion stimulus bill on Wednesday aimed at helping unemployed workers and industries hurt by the coronavirus pandemic. Gloria Tso reports.

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U.S. Senate passes $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill [Video]

U.S. Senate passes $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly backed a $2 trillion bill aimed at helping unemployed workers and industries hurt by the coronavirus epidemic, as well as providing billions of dollars to..

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Asian Markets Tread Cautiously [Video]

Asian Markets Tread Cautiously

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian stock markets made a cautious start on Thursday following two days of rallies, as investors await the passage and details of a $2 trillion stimulus package in the United..

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Tempers rise in U.S. Senate as vote nears on $2 trillion coronavirus bill [Video]

Tempers rise in U.S. Senate as vote nears on $2 trillion coronavirus bill

U.S. senators were set to vote on a $2 trillion bipartisan package of legislation to alleviate the devastating economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, although critics from the right and left..

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Donald Trump announces US coronavirus economic rescue bill [Video]

Donald Trump announces US coronavirus economic rescue bill

President Donald Trump is touting an economic bill in response to the viral pandemic that has shut down businesses and crippled economies around the globe. The bill expands unemployment benefits and..

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'Help is on the way': Senate to vote on $2 trillion aid [Video]

'Help is on the way': Senate to vote on $2 trillion aid

U.S. senators were set to vote Wednesday on a $2 trillion bipartisan package of legislation to alleviate the devastating economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, hoping it will become law quickly...

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Wall St. holds gain as Senate reaches stimulus deal [Video]

Wall St. holds gain as Senate reaches stimulus deal

Wall Street was on track for its first back-to-back daily gains since February as investors optimistically waited for movement on the Senate's $2 trillion economic stimulus package to battle damage..

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US reaches deal on $2 trillion aid package [Video]

US reaches deal on $2 trillion aid package

The White House and Senate leaders of both parties have struck an agreement on a sweeping two trillion US dollar measure to aid workers, businesses and a healthcare system strained by the rapidly..

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Senate reaches deal on $2 trillion relief package [Video]

Senate reaches deal on $2 trillion relief package

After days of tense partisan discussions, U.S.senators have reached an agreement on a massive $2 trillion coronavirus relief package. Gloria Tso reports.

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U.S. lawmakers close to a $2 trillion stimulus bill [Video]

U.S. lawmakers close to a $2 trillion stimulus bill

Senior Democrats and Republicans in the divided U.S. Congress said on Tuesday they were close to a deal on a $2 trillion stimulus package to limit the coronavirus pandemic's economic toll. Lisa..

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