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Morning News Podcast: Economic Stimulus Focus, Covid Cases Fall, Russia

With impeachment finished, Congress now returns to focusing on President Biden’s economic stimulus plan. But why do some economists say it could be too much?

Also, daily coronavirus cases are falling across the U.S. and the pace of vaccinations is increasing. And, in a change from the massive demonstrations last month, Russians in multiple cities used their cellphone flashlights to show their support for jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny.

Morning News Podcast: $1.9 Trillion Relief, Coup In Myanmar, Russia Protests

President Biden has invited Senate Republicans to the White House to hear their response to his proposed $1.9 trillion relief package. Also, in Myanmar the military has staged a coup and taken control of the civilian government.

And, protests in Russia continued for a second weekend over the jailing of opposition leader Aleksei Navalny.