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Oct 23 2015
The petitions that started surfacing online over a year ago were as incendiary as they were urgent, begging recipients to sign up to “Boot Boehner,” “Dump McConnell,” “Drop a Truth-Bomb on Kevin McCarthy” and “Fire Paul Ryan.”New York Times (News)
Jul 29 2020
As of press time, legislators are deep into strategizing and posturing around their desired ends for an additional “stimulus” package to provide relief to the American economy, and to those in the economy most affected by the pandemic and the measures taken in response to it. The $2.2 trillion price tag of the CARES Act has been deemed insufficient by virtually all parties, a few GOP senatorsNational Review (News)
Aug 09 2021
Senate Democrats released a framework resolution for their $3.5 trillion federal budget plan on Monday, hoping to pass it by the end of the week after the Senate’s final vote on the bipartisan infrastructure bill. The framework would be built upon by Senate committees this fall and does not include a provision to raise the debt ceiling. Democrats’ plans for the final bill include largeNew York Post (News) CNN (Online News) CNBC
Aug 04 2022
A bipartisan Senate voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to approve a resolution to ratify membership for Sweden and Finland in NATO.
The move aims to strengthen the organization amid Russia's war in Ukraine. The vote was 95-1-1, with Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) voting "present" and Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) as the only "no" vote. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said the move "strengthensThe Hill Fox News (Online News) CNN (Online News)
Jan 08 2020
“U.S. President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser John Bolton said on Monday he is willing to testify in the expected Senate impeachment trial of the president.” Reuters
The left is critical of McConnell’s refusal to agree to call additional witnesses.
“The core principle behind the rule of law is that justice is blind and partisan identity should not influence aThe Flip Side
Oct 01 2020
This Abridge News topic aggregates four unique arguments on different sides of the debate. Here are the quick facts to get you started:
THE QUICK FACTSOn September 23, a reporter asked President Donald Trump if he would commit to a peaceful transition of power following the presidential election. Trump replied: "We're going to have to see what happens, you know Abridge News
Jan 13 2021
The U.S. House of Representatives voted 232-197 Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for “inciting violence against the government of the United States” following the breach of the U.S. Capitol building last week. Ten House Republicans joined all Democrats in voting to pass the single impeachment article. The Senate will vote next, but not until after President-elect Joe Biden'sWashington Examiner New York Times (News) Wall Street Journal (News)
Aug 24 2020
Additional stimulus checks aimed at relieving COVID-19 coronavirus-fueled hardships remain in limbo as negotiations stall between lawmakers and the Trump administration. The checks have the potential to impact millions of people in the United States; a recent survey from MagnifyMoney suggested up to six in 10 consumers "need additional stimulus checks to make ends meet." House Speaker NancyCNBC Washington Post Washington Examiner
May 02 2023
House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries announced a previously secret long-shot plan on Tuesday to force a vote to raise the debt ceiling and avoid a default — without GOP-backed spending cuts.
The Details: Democrats only need five Republicans to sign on to their discharge petition to force a vote on their “clean” debt limit increase, which would be added as an amendment to a billWashington Times CNN (Online News) The Hill
Apr 01 2019
President Trump has tasked three Republican senators with coming up with a replacement for Obamacare if courts strike it down. It’s a prudent contingency plan. Republicans should, for that matter, advance their own health-care plan even if the lawsuit fails — as it is highly likely to do, in part because it lacks legal merit.
Republican senators are not notably eager to take up thisGuest Writer - Right