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 […]

Balance of Power Shifts in Senate as Impeachment Trial Awaits

Balance of Power Shifts in Senate as Impeachment Trial Awaits

As Senators return from their break on Jan. 19, 2021, major changes are on the docket – three new Congressmen to be seated and confirming President-elect Joe Biden’s Cabinet. Now that the Senate is split 50-50, leadership will be shared between Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer. Then, there is Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. Warnock, Ossoff, […]

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