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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) rides an elevator following a luncheon with other Senate Republicans in Washington, on Thursday, July 23, 2020. The White House and Senate Republicans neared agreement on Thursday on a new economic rescue proposal that includes another round of stimulus payments to individuals, additional aid to small businesses and a partial extension of enhanced unemployment benefits, according to a summary of the agreement that was circulating on Capitol Hill. (Anna Moneymaker/The New York Times)