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U.S. Senate begins first step in approving Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan

FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Capitol Building following a rainstorm on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., December 4, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Thursday afternoon started voting on whether to begin 20 hours of debate on President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan.

“The time is now to move forward with big, bold, strong relief for the American people,” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said before the vote.

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