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Opinion: Congress Should Do Their Job So Millions of Americans Can Do Theirs

Millions of Americans are suffering from the economic effects of the pandemic while Congress fails to agree on another round of relief.
Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) during the Senate's Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs hearing examining the quarterly CARES Act report to Congress on September 24, 2020 in Washington, DC. Source: Toni L. Sandys-Pool

Congress used to like to pass spending bills before an election. Representatives could return home to campaign and say, "Look what we did for you!"

But with 13.6 million people out of work, Congress may not pass a new coronavirus relief bill. Both

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