Amid stalemate, bipartisan group of lawmakers floats $1.5 trillion compromise for COVID-19 relief

A group of moderate lawmakers rolled out a $1.5 trillion compromise plan Tuesday that they hope will break the partisan logjam on Capitol Hill over how much money to spend on shoring up the U.S. economy amid continued financial hardship caused by the coronavirus pandemic.The stimulus compromise, presented by 50 members of the bipartisan House Problem Solvers Caucus, is larger than the half-trillion-dollar bill favored by Senate Republicans, but smaller than the $3.4 trillion rescue package approved by House Democrats this spring.The middle-ground measure would bankroll several provisions that …

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