Nancy Pelosi Just Released Her Own Coronavirus Bill. It Is Much Bigger Than Trump’s.

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House Democrats released their own stimulus plan for coronavirus tonight. It’s bigger and different than the one Mitch McConnell has had voted down twice already. 

The Democratic bill was apparently leaked early today and has been, according to Politico, “circulating on K street.” (What hasn’t?)

But is it good, this bill, or is not good? I don’t know.

But here is a one page summary

And here is the entire bill, if you really need something to read.

Here are some tweets about it:

Here’s McConnell’s one:

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We just wrapped up a shorter-than-normal, urgent-as-ever fundraising drive and we came up about $45,000 short of our $300,000 goal.

That means we're going to have upwards of $350,000, maybe more, to raise in online donations between now and June 30, when our fiscal year ends and we have to get to break-even. And even though there's zero cushion to miss the mark, we won't be all that in your face about our fundraising again until June.

So we urgently need this specific ask, what you're reading right now, to start bringing in more donations than it ever has. The reality, for these next few months and next few years, is that we have to start finding ways to grow our online supporter base in a big way—and we're optimistic we can keep making real headway by being real with you about this.

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