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Stimulus Talks Are Stuck in $1 Trillion Ditch Over Aid to States

  • Democrats warn cities and states face severe cuts to services
  • GOP argues money would go to bail out poorly-managed states
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There’s little chance of agreement on a new federal coronavirus relief plan without a compromise on the roughly $1 trillion in aid to beleaguered state and local government that Democrats demand and the White House opposes.