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Lawmakers, White House near agreement on coronavirus response legislation -Pelosi

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WASHINGTON, March 12 (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters on Thursday that lawmakers and the White House have neared agreement on a legislative response to the coronavirus outbreak and said she hopes to make an announcement on Friday. (Reporting by Richard Cowan; Writing by Makini Brice Editing by Leslie Adler)