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A display is seen as members of the Senate and House gather to announce a framework for fresh coronavirus disease  relief legislation at a news conference on Capitol Hill, December 1, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Biden to push for $1.9 trillion in COVID-19 relief

While Congress has already authorized $4 trillion, the White House argues that another $1.9 trillion is needed to cover responding to the virus and providing enhanced jobless benefits and payments to households. Relief legislation will likely need bipartisan support to emerge from the Senate.

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