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House Approves $3.5 Trillion Budget Resolution

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

The House on Tuesday approved by a vote of 220-212 a $3.5 trillion budget resolution that, when passed, will help expand the social safety net in the United States. The vote came after almost two days of negotiations with a group of House moderates who were threatening to withhold their …

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Senate Democrats Reveal $3.5 Trillion Budget Resolution

Chuck Schumer

Senate Democrats unveiled their $3.5 trillion budget resolution for social and environmental programs. The measure will fund health care, education, environmental programs, and family services. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says the budget resolution “will be the most significant legislation for American families since the era of the New Deal …

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Senate Passes $1.9 trillion COVID Relief Resolution

us capitol

The Senate passed a budget resolution early Friday morning that sets up passage for President Biden‘s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief proposal without any Republican votes. The 51-50 vote, with Vice President Kamala Harris breaking the tie, came after an all-night marathon “vote-a-rama.” The “vote-a-rama” included 41 votes with dozens of amendments considered. …

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Schumer, Pelosi File Joint Budget Resolution To Give Congress Additional Tools To Pass COVID Relief

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi yesterday announced they have filed a joint budget resolution for Fiscal Year 2021 that gives Congress an additional legislative tool to pass the urgently-needed bipartisan COVID relief legislation that enacts President Joe Biden’s comprehensive American Rescue Plan which helps defeat the …

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