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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says Democrats should look past the 'sugar high' of another $1,200 stimulus check - and urges them to hold out for a bigger aid package that includes state aid and health funding

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York said Democrats should continue holding out for a sizable coronavirus relief deal.
"That $1,200 is a nice little sugar high... but a second check in and of itself alone - if we're not going to support state and local funding, if it's not going to include significant investments in testing, tracing capacity and infrastructure - all it is is a little sugar high," she told Politico .
Her comments channel the mounting anxiety among many House Democrats over the lack of an economic aid package.
Democrats are insisting on at least $2.2...
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Competitive fitness app Zwift raised $450 million from investors including the Amazon Alexa Fund, reportedly valuing it at $1 billion

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Zwift raised $450 million in funding from new and existing investors including KKR, Permira, and the Amazon Alexa Fund.
It will use the investment to develop its app, which lets users compete online while they run and cycle, and design original Zwift hardware, it said Wednesday.
Zwift's popularity has boomed during lockdown - it even hosted the first Virtual Tour de France in July.
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Online fitness platform Zwift has raised $450 million in a fundraise led by global investment firm KKR. Zwift, based in California, said the money would...
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