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Tag Archives: Sen. Bernie Sanders

Senate Democrats Pass $3.5 Trillion Budget Spending Plan

Sen. Sanders, Schumer

The Senate approved a sweeping $3.5 trillion budget spending plan early Wednesday that aims to fund many top Democratic priorities, including expanding Medicare, addressing climate change, and improving education. The chamber voted 50 to 49, along party lines, to pass the substantial budget framework that covers the bulk of President …

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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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Bipartisan Group of Senators Want To Strengthen Congressional Power In National Security Matters

A bipartisan group of Senators revealed legislation to strengthen Congressional power regarding matters relating to National Security. The group wants to correct the balance of power between the executive and legislative branches. The National Security Powers Act secures congressional authority in war powers, arms exports, and national emergencies. Under the …

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Democrats Introduce Bill Giving College Athletes Right To Organize

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Last week, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders introduced the College Athlete Right to Organize Act, legislation to provide collective bargaining rights for college athletes. Reps. Jamaal Bowman, Andy Levin and Lori Trahan introduced companion legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives. The College Athlete Right to Organize Act is …

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