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Senate vote on $1.9T stimulus stalled by swing Democrat Manchin on unemployment

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

The Senate on Friday unexpectedly paused consideration of President Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill after Sen. Joe Manchin wielded his outsized influence in a debate over unemployment insurance. Manchin supports reducing a weekly federal supplement to $300, down from $400 in the House-passed version of the bill. But there are dueling proposals on...
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Divided Congress To Pass $1.9 Trillion In COVID Stimulus

Divided Congress To Pass $1.9 Trillion In COVID Stimulus

1 month ago   |   By FOX News

This Week:
On Friday, the United States Senate considered President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID stimulus package, with eight Democratic Senators voting against an amendment for a $15 federal minimum wage. Fox News Congressional Correspondent, Chad Pergram, speaks to Jared about what's in the latest version of the bill, the role budget reconciliation has played in its passing, and what will happen when the American Rescue Plan Act heads back to the House.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that Congress will establish an independent commission to investigate what the causes were for...
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‘Terrorism threat has moved' from Afghanistan, says top US envoy

Blinken defends decision to withdraw from Afghanistan, saying Washington needed to focus on China and the pandemic. Read more ...

Howard University Receives $1.59M Grant For Vaccination Efforts In...

In the midst of the pandemic, Howard University stepped up to provide relief for underserved communities and the HBCU will be able to further its efforts thanks to the help of... Read more ...

Volunteers get together to clean up Lake Natoma

Volunteers get together to clean up Lake Natoma

Neighbors and friends gather to clean up trash from Lake Natoma's shoreline Read more ...

Pig's head at front porch & bloodied hand statue: Vandals target Derek...

Pig's head at front porch & bloodied hand statue: Vandals target Derek Chauvin defense witness' old house in California

A former police officer and defense witness in George Floyd murder trial of Minneapolis ex-cop Derek Chauvin, has been targeted by vandals who left a severed pig's head at the... Read more ...

Scott Rudin Apologizes for Abusive Behavior, Says He Will “Step Back” From...

Rudin's critics are already making clear that this apology is not going to be sufficient. Read more ...

Angeles National Forest officials investigating whether rescued hiker...

Angeles National Forest officials on Friday announced an investigation into the possible unauthorized entry into a federally closed burn area by a 45-year-old hiker who became... Read more ...

Shortage of school nurses, bus drivers and counselors in New Mexico schools

Shortage of school nurses, bus drivers and counselors in New Mexico schools

"It does keep me up at night wondering what the impact of this pandemic is going to be on our educator workforce," Public Education Dept. Secretary Ryan Stewart said. Read more ...

NASA's Mars helicopter is set to take history-making flight Monday. Here's...

NASA's Mars helicopter is set to take history-making flight Monday. Here's how to watch it

After six years of development, the first aircraft to take flight on another planet will set sail from Mars early Monday morning. NASA's helicopter, called Ingenuity, will take... Read more ...

Red Sox drop both games of doubleheader to White Sox

Red Sox drop both games of doubleheader to White Sox

This marks the first time Boston has lost two games in a row since the season opening series against Baltimore. Read more ...

NASA Mars Helicopter's Flight: Livestream, Date and Time

The experimental Ingenuity vehicle is expected to complete a short but historic up-and-down flight on Monday morning. Read more ...