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Sens. Schumer and Blumenthal Test Positive for Coronavirus, Stalling Senate Action

HeadlineJul 12, 2022

Democratic leaders are delaying action in the Senate, where two senators — Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut — are absent after testing positive for coronavirus. Blumenthal announced his diagnosis Monday after returning from a trip to Ukraine, where he met with President Volodymyr Zelensky and other top officials.

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