Poll: People favor expansive Covid-19 relief over a targeted bipartisan package

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  • March 3, 2021
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A pedestrian wearing a face mask and holding a cup of coffee walks past a Closed sign hanging on the door of a small business in Los Angeles, California, on November 30, 2020. | Frederic J.Brown/AFP/Getty Images

Sixty-two percent of people want Congress to pass the $1.9 trillion bill as soon as possible.

This week, the Covid-19 relief bill heads to the Senate, where it’s poised to face significant opposition from Republican members who think the measure is too big and wasteful. Democrats, meanwhile, have emphasized how much people are still struggling given the fallout from Covid-19, and note that this bill is commensurate with that need.

Because of this disagreement, it’s very possible that the relief legislation ends up advancing solely with Democratic support. And according to a new poll from Vox and Data for Progress, most people

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