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Congress passes $1.9T Covid relief bill, with $1,400 checks, in major win for Biden

Posted on AllSides March 10th, 2021
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The House gave final passage Wednesday to a $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief package that will deliver $1,400 stimulus checks to millions of Americans, extend enhanced unemployment benefits and boost funding to ramp up vaccine distribution and reopen schools.

The vote of 220 to 211 sends the legislation to President Joe Biden's desk for his signature, securing him his first legislative victory since taking office less than two months ago.

Biden will sign the bill on Friday, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said.

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