Senate to remain in recess until at least May 4

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced that the Senate would not reconvene until at least May 4. McConnell said he made the decision based on the advice of health experts and in consultation with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.)

On Monday, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) made a similar announcement about that chamber. Both chambers were previously set to reconvene on April 20.

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