U.S. Senate leadership aims to finalize trillion-dollar coronavirus bill

WASHINGTON, March 22 (Reuters) – Republican and Democratic leaders of the U.S. Senate were headed back to the negotiating table on Sunday as they scrambled to work out a $1 trillion-plus bill aimed at limiting the coronavirus pandemic’s heavy toll on the economy.

The bill, Congress’s third effort to limit the economic hit, aimed to include financial assistance for average Americans, small businesses and critically affected industries including airlines.

The virus has killed at least 325 and sickened more than 25,000 across the United States, leading governors and mayors to shut schools, businesses and many aspects of American life.

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