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Pocketbooks need help, and Congress is late

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEMarch 13, 2020, 6:19 PM UTCBy Martha C. WhiteA bipartisan commitment is under way for fiscal stimulus legislation to protect American workers and households affected financially by the coronavirus, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday. “This will be an entire government effort,” he told CNBC.While House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., vowed to pass a coronavirus relief bill Friday, she said negotiations with Mnuchin were still ongoing.The sooner the better, analysts say.“Americans are basically saying, look, you’ve got to give us something by Monday,” said Sam Stovall, chief investment ...