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Here's a Look at the Relief Bill That the Senate Just Passed

Here's a Look at the Relief Bill That the Senate Just Passed

1 day ago   |   Newser   |   11 articles

The Senate approved a sweeping pandemic relief package over Republican opposition on Saturday, moving President Joe Biden closer to a milestone political victory, the AP...
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Highlights of the $1.9T COVID bill nearing final passage

2 days ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   11 articles

WASHINGTON - The Senate approved a sweeping pandemic relief package over Republican opposition on Saturday, moving President Joe Biden closer to a milestone political victory...
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Senate Passes $1.9 Trillion Relief Bill After Marathon Votes

2 days ago   |   Bloomberg   |   6 articles

President Joe Biden's signature $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief bill passed the Senate 50-49 on Saturday following a more than 25-hour marathon of amendment votes completed after...
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Senate approves Biden's $1.9 trillion pandemic relief plan

Senate approves Biden's $1.9 trillion pandemic relief plan

2 days ago   |   Politico   |   12 articles

The Senate passed President Joe Biden's nearly $2 trillion coronavirus relief package Saturday morning, delivering on the White House's first major legislative priority. The...
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Highlights of the $1.9T COVID bill nearing final passage

2 days ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   12 articles

WASHINGTON - The Senate approved a sweeping pandemic relief package over Republican opposition on Saturday, moving President Joe Biden closer to a milestone political victory...
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Dropkick Murphys chart onward, upward and upbeat course

Dropkick Murphys chart onward, upward and upbeat course

2 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Dropkick Murphys last album, 2017's “11 Short Stories of Pain and Glory,” looked squarely at the national opioid crisis with tracks such as “Paying My Way.” It paid tribute to...
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Senate Dems strike jobless aid deal, relief bill OK in sight

2 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Senate leaders and moderate Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin struck a deal over emergency jobless benefits, breaking a logjam that had stalled the party's showpiece...
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Dems trim jobless benefits, Senate debates virus relief bill

3 days ago   |   Star Tribune

Democrats agreed Friday to pare back emergency jobless benefits but extend them for an extra month, bidding to solidify support as the Senate approached a voting marathon on a...
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$1.9T Covid aid bill heads for agonizing Senate 'vote-a-rama'

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

3 days ago   |   Politico   |   6 articles

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...
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4 Hong Kong activists given bail as prosecutors drop appeal

3 days ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

HONG KONG - Four of 47 pro-democracy activists charged under Hong Kong's tough national security law were released on bail Friday after prosecutors dropped an appeal of an...
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Jury selection on pause for ex-cop charged in Floyd's death

Jury selection on pause for ex-cop charged in Floyd's death

MINNEAPOLIS - The judge overseeing the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer accused in the death of George Floyd on Monday paused jury selection for at least a day... Read more ...

Supreme Court Dumps Last Of Trump's Election Appeals

Supreme Court Dumps Last Of Trump's Election Appeals

The court without comment rejected Trump's appeal challenging thousands of absentee ballots filed in Wisconsin, bringing a muted end to his quest. Read more ...

Concerns over virus variants delayed CDC guidelines for vaccinated people

Concerns over virus variants delayed CDC guidelines for vaccinated people

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released hotly anticipated guidelines for vaccinated people Monday, saying those who have received their Covid-19 shot can... Read more ...

Sen. Roy Blunt Announces He Won't Seek Reelection In 2022

Sen. Roy Blunt Announces He Won't Seek Reelection In 2022

Blunt is the fifth Republican senator to announce his intention not to seek reelection next year. Read more ...

GOP Sen. Roy Blunt will not run for reelection

GOP Sen. Roy Blunt will not run for reelection

Sen. Roy Blunt, a member of GOP leadership, announced he will not run for reelection in 2022. “After 14 General Election victories - three to county office, seven to the United... Read more ...

U.S. and South Korea agree on cost-sharing deal for troops

U.S. and South Korea agree on cost-sharing deal for troops

WASHINGTON - The United States and South Korea have reached agreement in principle on a new arrangement for sharing the cost of the American troop presence, which is intended... Read more ...

Leader of New York state Senate calls on Cuomo to quit

Leader of New York state Senate calls on Cuomo to quit

ALBANY, N.Y. - Gov. Andrew Cuomo has lost the support of the Democratic leaders of the New York state Legislature. Andrea Stewart-Cousins, the majority leader of the New York... Read more ...

Biden Signs Order, Saying to 'Let the People Vote'

Biden Signs Order, Saying to 'Let the People Vote'

On the 56th anniversary of the Bloody Sunday march, President Biden signed an executive order intended to guarantee voting rights. "Every eligible voter should be able to vote... Read more ...

Pope calls on Iraq's Christians to forgive Islamic extremists

Pope calls on Iraq's Christians to forgive Islamic extremists

QARAQOSH, Iraq - Pope Francis urged Iraq's Christians on Sunday to forgive the injustices against them by Muslim extremists and to rebuild as he visited the wrecked shells of... Read more ...

2 more former Cuomo aides accuse governor of inappropriate behavior

2 more former Cuomo aides accuse governor of inappropriate behavior

ALBANY, N.Y. - Two more former aides to Gov. Andrew Cuomo have accused the third-term Democrat of inappropriate behavior, marking the fourth and fifth women to raise... Read more ...