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House Budget Vote Sets Stimulus on a Democrat-Only Track

21 days ago   |   By Bloomberg

The House adopted the budget resolution that cleared the Senate early Friday, paving the way to pass President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus bill in the coming weeks with only Democratic votes.
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Biden says it's an 'easy choice' to push Republicans aside if it means getting his $1.9 trillion stimulus package approved faster

Biden says it's an 'easy choice' to push Republicans aside if it means getting his $1.9 trillion stimulus package approved faster

21 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden gave one of the strongest indications yet on Friday that he is prepared to pass his $1.9 trillion emergency spending package with only Democratic votes.
While delivering remarks at the White House, Biden said he wanted to "act fast" and emphasized his large plan was designed to address the immense challenges facing the nation.
"I'd like to be doing it with the support of Republicans. I've met with Republicans, there's some really fine people want to get something done," he said. "But they're just not willing to go as far as I think we have to...
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House approves budget plan as President Biden emphasizes willingness to approve stimulus without GOP votes

21 days ago   |   By The Washington Post

President Biden has been pushing aggressively for Congress to pass economic relief.
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COVID relief: House passes amended budget bill to fast-track Biden's stimulus plan without Republican support

21 days ago   |   By ABC

By moving on a fast track, the goal for Democrats is to have COVID relief approved by March.
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House clears way for massive coronavirus stimulus plan

House clears way for massive coronavirus stimulus plan

21 days ago   |   By Politico

House Democrats on Friday voted to adopt a final budget measure, setting off an approximately two-week sprint to draft a coronavirus relief bill that would mark President Joe Biden's first legislative win.
With the resolution's adoption, congressional Democrats have now cleared the last hurdle to unlocking the budget maneuver known as reconciliation, which will allow the party to muscle through a sprawling relief bill without relying on GOP votes.
The process - which was used to approve sprawling bills like Obamacare and the GOP's tax cuts package - comes with a strict deadline this time...
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The House approves a key budget bill as Pelosi says Democrats will pass the Biden stimulus package by end of February

The House approves a key budget bill as Pelosi says Democrats will pass the Biden stimulus package by end of February

21 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The House of Representatives voted on party lines Friday to approve a budget proposal that continues setting the stage for Democrats to approve President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion government rescue package without any Republican votes.
The vote outcome was as 219-209.
Democrats are barreling ahead. Speaker Nancy Pelosi sent a letter to colleagues laying out a timeline for final approval of the economic aid plan, saying they wanted to "finish our work" by the end of February. Committees will begin drafting the legislation next week now that both chambers passed the...
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'Oath Keeper' Jessica Watkins denounced the extremist group but will stay in jail before her trial, judge says

Summary List Placement On Friday, a federal judge ruled that a member of a far-right militia group who stormed the US Capitol building will remain in jail after she petitioned... Read more ...

FDA Panel Recommends Johnson & Johnson Vaccine For COVID-19

FDA Panel Recommends Johnson & Johnson Vaccine For COVID-19

If approved as expected by the Food and Drug Administration, this would be the third coronavirus vaccine available in the U.S. and the only one to require just one dose. Read more ...

Trump endorses primary rival challenging Republican impeachment supporter

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Former President Donald Trump is weighing in for the first time on behalf of a primary challenger opposing one of the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach him in... Read more ...

Senator Has a 'Plan B' to Raise Minimum Wage

Senator Has a 'Plan B' to Raise Minimum Wage

With the door shut on raising the federal minimum wage through the COVID-19 relief bill , Democrats are looking for another route. Instead of mandating a $15 hourly wage, Sen... Read more ...

House Democrats to vote on $1.9 trillion stimulus plan with minimum-wage...

House Democrats to vote on $1.9 trillion stimulus plan with minimum-wage hike in jeopardy

L Summary List Placement House Democrats were on course to vote on President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus package later on Friday as lawmakers rushed to rescue a key... Read more ...

FDA panel reviewing Johnson & Johnson vaccine says it has important advantages

FDA panel reviewing Johnson & Johnson vaccine says it has important advantages

A Food and Drug Administration advisory committee is expected to endorse Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine later Friday, with panel members framing the shot as a crucial... Read more ...

Democrats Switch To Plan B For Minimum Wage Increase

Democrats Switch To Plan B For Minimum Wage Increase

After a roadblock in their $15-an-hour plan, Senate Democrats are considering higher taxes on corporations that pay low wages. Read more ...

Biden administration releases report on Khashoggi's killing directly...

Biden administration releases report on Khashoggi's killing directly implicating Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Summary List Placement The Biden administration on Friday released a declassified US intelligence report on Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's brutal 2018 killing that... Read more ...

How Democrats can pass a minimum wage increase to $15 after a major setback...

How Democrats can pass a minimum wage increase to $15 after a major setback from the Senate parliamentarian

Summary List Placement The Senate parliamentarian Elizabeth McDonough dealt a significant setback to Democrats' efforts to increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour through... Read more ...

White House: Biden Will 'Respect' Minimum Wage Ruling

White House: Biden Will 'Respect' Minimum Wage Ruling

After the Senate parliamentarian dealt a potentially lethal blow Thursday to Democrats' drive to hike the minimum wage, deciding that the cherished progressive goal must fall... Read more ...