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House to vote on revised COVID-19 bill Tuesday

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordan Williams The House will vote on the Senate-amended $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package on Tuesday, according to House Majority Leader Steny HoyerSteny Hamilton HoyerHouse Democrats introduce bill providing citizenship to Dreamers On The Money: Democrats deals to bolster support......

Senators pull all-nighter inching toward COVID-19 relief vote

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jesse Byrnes Senators worked throughout the night Friday into Saturday as the chamber considered various amendments to the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, with a final vote expected later in the day. The chamber is holding a marathon voting session known as......

Pakistani PM wins vote of confidence amidst opposition protest, boycott

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FILE PHOTO: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan speaks during a joint news conference with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani (not pictured) at the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan November 19, 2020. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan won a vote of confidence from parliament on Saturday in......

Senate Democrats vote to provide $300 unemployment benefits into September

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordain Carney Senate Democrats voted early Saturday morning to provide a $300 weekly federal unemployment payment into early September—effectively undoing a GOP effort to end those payments in mid-July.  Senators voted 50-49 to add the amendment from Senate Finance Committee......

The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Facebook – Virus relief bill headed for weekend vote

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Alexis Simendinger   Presented by Facebook       Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. Today is Friday! We get you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch. Alexis Simendinger......

Sole GOP vote on House police reform bill says he ‘accidentally pressed the wrong voting button’

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Zack Budryk Rep. Lance GoodenLance GoodenHouse Republicans ask for briefing on threats keeping National Guard in DC READ: The Republicans who voted to challenge election results Here are the Republicans planning to challenge the Electoral College results MORE (Texas),......

Breakingviews – Capital Calls: Exxon shareholders get an ESG vote

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An Exxon gas station is seen in Houston, Texas, U.S., April 30, 2019. NEW YORK (Reuters Breakingviews) – Concise insights on global finance in the Covid-19 era. ————————————————- VOTING SUPPRESSION FOILED. American companies have an enormous discretion over their affairs. A Securities and Exchange Commission decision dated Feb. 26 shows......

Pennsylvania GOP rebukes Pat Toomey following vote to convict Trump

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The Pennsylvania Republican Party voted to rebuke Sen. Pat Toomey over his vote to convict former President Donald Trump. The vote was close, with 128 members voting to rebuke the Republican senator and 124 voting against the measure. Thirteen......

Key GOP swing vote undecided on whether to back Biden’s imperiled budget pick

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Murkowski told reporters she had “follow up questions” after the meeting on Capitol Hill, which she characterized as “a good conversation.” “Still doing my assessment,” Murkowski added. After her meeting with Tanden, Murkowski sat with Alaska GOP Sen. Dan......

United Airlines buys 25 additional Boeing 737 Max jets in vote of confidence in the planes

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A United Airlines Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft lands at San Francisco International Airport. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images United Airlines is buying 25 additional Boeing 737 Max planes and taking delivery of other orders earlier than previously planned as......

Biden expresses support for Amazon union vote in Alabama: ‘Make your voice heard’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks prior to signing an executive order, aimed at addressing a global semiconductor chip shortage, in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, February 24, 2021. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters Without naming......

Sasse blasts party for ‘weird worship of one dude’ after Nebraska GOP rebukes him for impeachment vote

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The Nebraska GOP’s state central committee formally expressed its disappointment but stopped short of a formal censure, though the resolution said Sasse “stands rebuked” by the Nebraska GOP. The senator, who was reelected last fall with 63% of the......

House to vote on Biden’s $1.9 trillion Covid relief package

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Due to House procedures, a vote is now not expected to take place until late in the evening Friday or early in the morning on Saturday. Once the bill passes the House it would next go to the Senate.......

House set for tight vote on COVID-19 relief package

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Cristina Marcos The House is set for an early Saturday morning vote on the sprawling House Democratic $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package. The measure was being considered Friday evening in a marathon Rules Committee meeting before going to the......

FDA panel unanimously recommends third Covid vaccine as J&J wins key vote in path to emergency use

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A key Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Friday unanimously backed Johnson & Johnson‘s single-shot coronavirus vaccine for emergency use, a critical step paving the way to distribute a third preventative treatment in the U.S. next week. The nonbinding......

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