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Biden unveils $1.9 trillion plan to revive pandemic-hit US economy

Joe Biden has announced a massive coronavirus relief package to kickoff his term. The proposal, the first of his "two-step plan", will build on the previous stimulus legislation passed by the US Congress in 2020.

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