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Even if they do break the stalemate, it’s unclear whether the PUA will be extended.
A KEY PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT PROGRAM IS SET TO EXPIRE, EVEN AS 11 MILLION AMERICANS RELY ON ITCOURTENAY BROWNSEPTEMBER 25, 2020AXIOS
Senate Republicans are set to vote on their own legislation this week for another round of stimulus amid a stalemate on Capitol Hill over what the next package should look like.
3 THINGS INVESTORS NEED TO WATCH IN THE WEEK AHEADANNE SRADERSSEPTEMBER 7, 2020FORTUNE
If the stalemate continues, the hardest-hit states may have to start taking aggressive measures very soon.
COVID-19 HAS ANOTHER LONG-TERM SIDE EFFECT: A SHRINKING TAX BASECLEAF2013AUGUST 31, 2020FORTUNE
After several years of stalemates, Netflix has opened up a dominant lead over rival HBO in Emmy nominations.
NETFLIX HAS PULLED WAY AHEAD OF HBO IN THE BATTLE FOR PRESTIGE TV DOMINANCEADAM EPSTEINJULY 28, 2020QUARTZ
Which is why GE is looking to the future to break the stalemate.
GE WILL 3D PRINT THE BASES OF WIND TURBINES TALLER THAN SEATTLE’S SPACE NEEDLEJASON DORRIERJUNE 21, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Along the Italian front the summer had developed something of the same kind of stalemate that had existed in France.
THE STORY OF THE GREAT WAR, VOLUME I (OF 8)VARIOUS
However, at least for the moment, he had reached a stalemate.
TRADING JEFF AND HIS DOGJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
What is needed, therefore, is some hint or lead which will break this stalemate.
FRANCIS DRAKE AND THE CALIFORNIA INDIANS, 1579ROBERT F. HEIZER
A stalemate existed between them in this strange battle, the like of which Ross's world had not known before.
THE TIME TRADERSANDRE NORTON
Just how long that stalemate would have lasted they were not to know for another player came on the board.
PLAGUE SHIPANDRE NORTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STALEMATE

  • Mexican standoff
  • dead heat
  • deadlock
  • drawn battle
  • even game
  • impasse
  • level
  • stalemate
  • toss-up
  • wash
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