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McConnell on Covid relief deal: We reached 'the bipartisan breakthrough the country has needed'

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Congressional leaders announced that they have reached an agreement on a $900 Covid-19 relief bill. The deal will include direct payments of $600 for qualifying Americans, along with an unemployment insurance bonus of $300 a week. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said, “We have the bipartisan breakthrough the country has needed. Now we need to promptly finalize text.”