...Senate lawmakers and Trump administration officials negotiated late into the night to reach a deal.
...Pelosi went on to say that the original Senate GOP legislation, which was blocked by Democrats twice in the Senate, "Was a non-starter."
...The speaker went on to say that the new package "Does not go as far" as the bill she and House Democrats proposed on Monday, but that "Due to the unity and insistence of Senate and House Democrats, the bill has moved a great deal closer to America's workers."
...HOW SENATE BILL BOOSTS UNEMPLOYMENT AID. It remains unclear whether Pelosi's caucus will get on board with the bill, or whether any last-minute hurdles will emerge on the Senate side, as lawmakers say they want to send relief to Americans dealing with the economic fallout from the pandemic immediately.
...Democrats had claimed the earlier Senate bill did too much for large corporations and didn't do enough for workers.
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