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Schumer Says U.S. Senate Cannot Leave D.C. Before Completing Rail Bill

A national rail strike must be avoided

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer vowed on Thursday to complete work quickly on legislation to avoid a national rail strike and mandate paid sick leave for rail workers.

This comes a day after the measures passed the House of Representatives.

"Senators are working morning, noon and night to reach agreement for us to act on this measure A-S-A-P. The Senate cannot leave until we get the job done," Schumer said in a floor speech.

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