Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., left, and Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., this week urged Congress to approve a one-time $581 emergency payment for the more than 65 million retirees, veterans and disabled Americans who receive Social Security payments. Here, Murray and Schumer attend a news conference of Senate Democratic leaders on Capitol Hill in Washington, on May 17, 2016.
Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., left, and Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., this week urged Congress to approve a one-time $581 emergency payment for the more than 65 million retirees, veterans and disabled Americans who receive Social Security payments. Here, Murray and Schumer attend a news conference of Senate Democratic leaders on Capitol Hill in Washington, on May 17, 2016. Jacquelyn Martin AP
Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., left, and Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., this week urged Congress to approve a one-time $581 emergency payment for the more than 65 million retirees, veterans and disabled Americans who receive Social Security payments. Here, Murray and Schumer attend a news conference of Senate Democratic leaders on Capitol Hill in Washington, on May 17, 2016. Jacquelyn Martin AP

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