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Biden Nears Political Win With House on Cusp of Stimulus Vote

  • Enactment would speed checks, juice U.S. economic growth
  • Economists continue to boost forecasts for expansion
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House Expected to Pass Biden's $1.9 Trillion Rescue Plan Today
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The House is poised to send the $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief plan to President Joe Biden for his signature, providing an economic boost that will last long after $1,400 stimulus checks start arriving in Americans’ accounts this month.

With four days until supplemental unemployment benefits begin running out, House Democratic leaders are planning for passage Wednesday. While a Republican congresswoman delayed the schedule, the final vote is still expected in the afternoon.