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Senate Democrats weigh merging coronavirus relief and infrastructure into a massive multi-trillion-dollar package that could pass without GOP votes

3 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Senate Democrats are weighing whether to merge coronavirus relief and infrastructure into one massive package using the reconciliation process, two Democratic aides tell Insider.
The discussions reflects the desire among Democrats to swiftly capitalize on their new power and enact large parts of their agenda.
"We have few shots at the apple and we don't want to risk doing too little," a senior Democratic aide said.
Both aides cautioned the talks were preliminary and nothing was final.
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