US house passes $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief plan in win for Biden

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    The House approved a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill in a win for President Joe Biden, even as top Democrats tried assuring agitated progressives that they’d revive their derailed drive to boost the minimum wage.

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