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Coronavirus Special Report: Mid-day update, 3/23

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell exits from the Senate floor in the Capitol on March 18, 2020.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell exits from the Senate floor in the Capitol on March 18, 2020. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

The pressure is on for the Senate to reach agreement on a $2 trillion stimulus package to blunt the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic. But senators are not just struggling with policy proposals: they are dealing with the disease in their own ranks, and tempers are starting to flare.

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