$1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill Passes Bipartisan Senate

$1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill Passes Bipartisan Senate

The Biden administration finally got a bipartisan win in the Senate after the long-awaited infrastructure bill passed. During the months of negotiations and debate, the $1 trillion spending package seemed as though it would not succeed, but 69 senators voted yay, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) included, on Aug. 10, 2021. U.S. Secretary of Commerce […]

Senate Narrowly Passes the ‘Rescue America Plan’ COVID Stimulus Package

Senate Narrowly Passes the ‘Rescue America Plan’ COVID Stimulus Package

At the end of an exhausting 25-hour-vote-a-rama on bill amendments, U.S. Senators voted to approve the third stimulus package — 50 yeas – 49 nays. On Saturday, March 6, 2021, President Joe Biden’s “Rescue America Plan” narrowly survived its passage. During the long session, Republicans forced votes on numerous amendments to the bill. Anxious to […]

Impeachment Trial Ends With 43 Senators Voting for Acquittal

Impeachment Trial Ends With 43 Senators Voting for Acquittal

Everyone thought day five of the impeachment trial against former-President Donald Trump was going to be over on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021. Still, the hearing was unexpectedly delayed when House Managers requested Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-Wash.) be allowed to testify before Congress. Hours later, the senators voted to acquit him — 57 guilty to […]

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