In pivot, Pelosi sees next relief bill with bipartisan goals

ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday that the next coronavirus aid bill should build on the bipartisan relief bills that Congress has passed so far rather than include broader Democratic agenda items such as infrastructure and rural broadband access. That's a noteworthy pivot for the California Democrat, who earlier has pressed goals such as a large public works measure and restoring a deduction for state and local tax payments. Pelosi said in media appearances Friday that benefits for small businesses and the unemployed should be lengthened in the next coronavirus relief package. It's a way to build on Democratic gains won during talks on the most recent $2.2 trillion rescue bill, which passed Congress virtually unanimously. "Whil
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