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Senate approves budget resolution as Democrats rush to pass Covid relief bill

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

Democrats are rushing to pass a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package as President Biden tries to win GOP support.
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White House Looks Outside Washington For Republicans Who Back COVID-19 Aid Plan

White House Looks Outside Washington For Republicans Who Back COVID-19 Aid Plan

1 month ago   |   By NPR

In dozens of local TV interviews, Zoom meetings and conference calls, the Biden administration is trying to build support for its $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package.
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Senate forges ahead with $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package after marathon night of voting

Senate forges ahead with $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package after marathon night of voting

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

The Senate early Friday morning moved forward with a $1.9 trillion Covid relief package after a marathon voting session on resolutions attached to the bill. The reconciliation procedure used by Democrats to pass President Biden's plan allowed for an unlimited amount of resolutions to be considered in the Senate. One of the amendments proposed by...
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Trump Appointee Arrested for Role in Capitol Riot

Trump Appointee Arrested for Role in Capitol Riot

One of the latest people arrested in connection with the Capitol riot is a former State Department aide who worked on former President Trump's 2016 campaign. Federico Klein... Read more ...

Australia Asks European Commission To Review Italy's Block On Vaccine Shipments

Australia Asks European Commission To Review Italy's Block On Vaccine Shipments

The blocked shipment of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines was the first intervention by the EU since the bloc approved rules that could restrict vaccine exports to non-member nations. Read more ...

Capitol Police Request That National Guard Extend Stay In Washington By 60 Days

Capitol Police Request That National Guard Extend Stay In Washington By 60 Days

The request, reported by multiple outlets, comes amid heightened security in response to a another potential extremist plot to attack the Capitol complex. Read more ...

Lawmakers Expel Colleague for Pattern of Harassment

Lawmakers Expel Colleague for Pattern of Harassment

The North Dakota House on Thursday voted to expel a lawmaker accused of threatening and sexually harassing women at the Capitol, the first such expulsion in state history... Read more ...

GOP Sen. Marsha Blackburn says being called a 'Neanderthal' is actually a...

GOP Sen. Marsha Blackburn says being called a 'Neanderthal' is actually a good thing after Biden criticized states for lifting mask mandates

Summary List Placement Republican Sen. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee defended Neanderthals after President Joe Biden criticized Texas and Mississippi for lifting their mask... Read more ...

Capitol Police requests extended National Guard presence on the Hill

Capitol Police requests extended National Guard presence on the Hill

The Capitol Police has asked the National Guard to extend its deployment to the Capitol beyond next week amid mounting concerns over domestic extremists seeking to target... Read more ...

House Passes Biggest Voting Rights Bill in Decades

House Passes Biggest Voting Rights Bill in Decades

A sweeping voting rights reform bill passed the House in a 220-210 vote Wednesday night, with every Republican and one Democrat voting against. The HR1 "For the People Act... Read more ...

The House passed a police reform bill named for George Floyd that would ban...

The House passed a police reform bill named for George Floyd that would ban choke holds and 'qualified immunity' for officers

Summary List Placement The US House of Representatives passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act late Wednesday, in a party-line vote on the most ambitious policing... Read more ...

House Passes George Floyd Bill Designed To Help Prevent Police Misconduct

House Passes George Floyd Bill Designed To Help Prevent Police Misconduct

The legislation bans police chokeholds and no-knock warrants, requires data collection on police encounters and ends qualified immunity. Read more ...

House Passes Landmark Voting Rights Bill, Setting Up First Major Filibuster...

House Passes Landmark Voting Rights Bill, Setting Up First Major Filibuster Fight

The sweeping reform bill would nullify the new wave of voter restrictions that Republicans are pushing at the state level. Read more ...