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U.S. Senate poised to vote on passage of $2 trillion coronavirus bill

WASHINGTON, March 25 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate is scheduled to begin voting shortly on an historic $2 trillion bill to stimulate the sagging economy and rush federal funds to medical centers struggling to respond to the coronavirus outbreak.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell set the late-Wednesday vote on passage of the bipartisan bill, which was crafted in marathon talks over the past week.

(Reporting by Richard Cowan Editing by Shri Navaratnam)


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