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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) speaks during a press conference at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, July 27, 2020. Senate Republicans on Monday threw their support behind a substantial cut in jobless aid for tens of millions of Americans laid off because of the coronavirus pandemic. (Alyssa Schukar/The New York Times)

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) speaks during a press conference at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, July 27, 2020. Senate Republicans on Monday threw their support behind a substantial cut in jobless aid for tens of millions of Americans laid off because of the coronavirus pandemic. (Alyssa Schukar/The New York Times)