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$1.9T Covid aid bill heads for agonizing Senate 'vote-a-rama'

1 month ago   |   By Politico

The rollercoaster passage of President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package is about to reach its Senate zenith.
The Senate is heading for a marathon voting session meant to inflict maximum political pain, set to start midday Friday. The protracted ordeal, known as “vote-a-rama,” is widely despised by members of both parties and guaranteed to leave sleepless members running on fumes just ahead of the bill's passage in the upper chamber, likely Saturday. But there's no way around it.
The legislative endurance run - which allows any member to propose an amendment and command...
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Senate nears relief bill votes after half-day GOP delay

Senate nears relief bill votes after half-day GOP delay

1 month ago   |   By Post Gazette

The Senate is steering toward a voting marathon on Democrats' $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill that's expected to end with the chamber's approval of the measure.
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Third stimulus check updates: Senate nears votes on $1.9T COVID relief bill

Third stimulus check updates: Senate nears votes on $1.9T COVID relief bill

1 month ago   |   By ABC

Democrats hope for Senate approval of the package before next week.
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Senate nears relief bill votes after half-day GOP delay

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

The Senate steered on Friday toward a voting marathon on Democrats' $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill after enduring an extraordinary half-day holdup forced by a Republican foe of President Joe Biden's top legislative priority.
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Live updates: Biden to make public pitch of American Rescue Plan as Senate resumes debate of relief bill

1 month ago   |   By The Washington Post

The Senate plans to consider amendments to a $1.9 trillion package that Democrats are prepared to pass without Republican support.
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Senate set to debate $1.9T COVID-19 relief bill

Senate set to debate $1.9T COVID-19 relief bill

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

WASHINGTON - The Senate voted to advance President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package Thursday night with the start of debate postponed by the reading of the full 628-page bill.
Vice President Kamala Harris broke the 50-50 tie in the Senate to advance the bill. Republican Senator Ron Johnson briefly objected to the vote, which forced the chamber's clerks to read the entire 628-page measure aloud into the early hours of Friday.
Senate Democrats trim parts of Biden's COVID-19 aid bill, Republicans threaten delay
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