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|After a standstill to get one Democrat to agree with extending jobless benefits, senators are on track to push Biden's bill
West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin brought the Senate to a standstill on Friday over a policy dispute that threatened to upend President Joe Biden's top agenda item -- a $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill -- and prompted a furious lobbying effort behind the scenes after Democrats thought they had party unity.
POSTED MARCH 06, 2021 12:53 PM
|Analysis: Democratic divides sharpen over Covid-19 relief
The honeymoon is over for President Joe Biden and Senate Democrats, whose unified front has been thrown into doubt during the final stages of negotiations on the White House's $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief bill.
POSTED MARCH 06, 2021 11:16 AM
|Here's what a 'vote-a-rama' is (and what it means for stimulus)
Senate Democrats' push to quickly pass President Joe Biden's Covid-19 relief package is about to meet a time-consuming and stamina-challenging speed bump known as a "vote-a-rama."
POSTED MARCH 06, 2021 1:15 PM
|Axelrod breaks down Manchin's surprising move
CNN's David Axelrod and David Gergen discuss Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) holding up the Covid-19 relief bill for hours before agreeing to a deal.
POSTED MARCH 06, 2021 1:34 AM
|What you can expect from the $1.9 trillion stimulus
POSTED MARCH 04, 2021 11:43 PM
|Progressives grapple with path forward as hopes of passing minimum wage fade
The Senate dealt progressives a blow they have been trying to prevent but knew was coming by voting down an amendment to include a $15 minimum wage in President Joe Biden's Covid relief package.
POSTED MARCH 06, 2021 4:06 AM
|Opinion: Why Democrats may regret this Covid relief bill
The US Senate is expected to pass a $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief bill in the coming days before it heads to President Joe Biden's desk to be signed into law. This may seem like a major win for the new administration and congressional Democrats, but it's actually a Pyrrhic victory -- one that they may come to regret in the weeks and months ahead.
POSTED MARCH 04, 2021 10:09 PM
|Democratic senator's move has many on internet outraged
• Opinion: If Democrats don't keep this promise, they'll have a hard time in 2022
POSTED MARCH 06, 2021 1:13 AM
|A drained swimming pool shows why White people should care about racism. It harms them, too
• 'Dripping in the blood of Jim Crow': Voting rights groups say GOP-backed bills in Georgia target Black voters
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|Trump State Department official charged for attacking police in Capitol riot
• Democratic Rep. Zoe Lofgren releases social media report on GOP colleagues who voted to overturn the election
POSTED JANUARY 01, 0001