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These Two Democrats Voted No on $1,400 Stimulus Checks

1 month ago   |   By Newsweek

The new COVID-19 stimulus package is worth $1.9 trillion and contains a provision to raise the minimum wage.
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$1,400 Stimulus Checks Headed to Senate After House Passes Biden's $1.9T Relief Package

1 month ago   |   By Newsweek

Democrats are looking to pass the package in the Senate by way of reconciliation, bypassing the need for Republican support.
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House passes $1.9T pandemic bill on near party-line vote

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The House approved a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill in a win for President Joe Biden, even as top Democrats tried assuring agitated progressives that they'd revive their derailed drive to boost the minimum wage.
The new president's vision for flushing cash to individuals, businesses, states and cities battered by COVID-19 passed on a near party-line 219-212 vote early Saturday. That ships the massive measure to the Senate, where Democrats seem bent on resuscitating their minimum wage push and fights could erupt over state aid and other issues.
Democrats said the...
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House passes $1.9T Biden COVID-19 bill decried by some as bloated

House passes $1.9T Biden COVID-19 bill decried by some as bloated

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

House Democrats on Friday night narrowly approved President Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus bill, overcoming Republican opposition and accusations of waste in the “emergency” package. The American Rescue Plan Act passed 219 to 212, garnering not one Republican vote. Two Democrats, Jared Golden of Maine and Kurt Schrader of Oregon, voted against the measure, which...
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House passes $1.9T pandemic bill on near party-line vote

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

The House approved a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill early Saturday in a win for President Joe Biden, even as top Democrats tried assuring agitated progressives that they'd revive their derailed drive to boost the minimum wage.
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The House just passed Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus bill - here's what's next

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

The House's passing of Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan tees up days of debate and political deal-making in and around the Senate.
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House passes $1.9T pandemic relief bill, sends it to Senate

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

The House approved a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill early Saturday in a win for President Joe Biden, even as top Democrats tried assuring agitated progressives that they'd revive their derailed drive to boost the minimum wage.
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House Democrats pass Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan, sending it to the Senate as minimum wage fight looms

House Democrats pass Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan, sending it to the Senate as minimum wage fight looms

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement House Democrats approved President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion emergency spending package in a 219-212 vote early on Saturday morning, sending the legislation to the Senate as lawmakers rushed to head off the expiration of enhanced unemployment insurance in mid-March.
The stimulus plan cleared the chamber with Republicans unified in their resistance. Two Democrats joined the Republicans in voting against the legislation.
The package includes $1,400 stimulus checks for taxpayers, $400 in federal unemployment benefits, aid to state and local governments, and vaccine...
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At Climate Summit, Biden Stresses U.S. Commitment And Economic Opportunity

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