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Vice President Harris to tout COVID relief package in Denver

Kamala Harris, Marcia Fudge
Posted at 6:51 PM, Mar 10, 2021

DENVER (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris will visit Denver on March 16 to highlight the $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill passed by Congress on Wednesday.

The vice president's office says details on the visit by Harris and her husband, Doug Emhoff, are still being worked out.

Harris’ trip is part of an ambitious campaign by President Joe Biden’s administration to showcase the relief bill.

The campaign includes travel by the president, first lady Jill Biden and Cabinet secretaries.

The U.S. House gave final congressional approval to the massive relief package along a near-party-line vote on Wednesday.

Republicans opposed the legislation, characterizing it as bloated and crammed with liberal policies.