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House Passes President Biden’s $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Bill

The bill passed on a near party-line 219-212 vote early Saturday

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White House: COVID-19 Numbers Take a’Concerning Shift’

After weeks of declining, COVID-19 numbers are back on the rise and new variants continue to emerge, according to White House officials — just as states begin to lift restrictions and open doors to restaurants and businesses. WebMD Health News

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With House voting on relief bill, Dems mull wage plan rescue

WASHINGTON (AP) — A $1.9 trillion package aimed at helping the country rebuild from the pandemic seemed headed toward House passage Friday, even as Democrats searched for a way to revive their derailed drive to boost the minimum wage. A virtual party-line House vote was expected on the COVID-19 relief measure, which embodies President Joe…

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House Democrats poised to pass Biden’s $1.9 trillion relief strategy despite discount on minimum wage

House Democrats poised to pass Biden’s $1.9 trillion relief plan despite setback on minimum wage  The Washington PostSenate parliamentarian rules against including minimum wage in Covid relief bill  CNN Senate parliamentarian strikes down minimum wage hike in latest COVID-19 relief bill  CBS This MorningRep. Kevin McCarthy: Dems’ $1.9 trillion COVID bill is not rescue or relief plan, it’s…

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White House wants companies to market Covid vaccine, warns decrease in new cases has plateaued

The Biden administration is trying to leverage the help of business to encourage their employees and customers to get vaccinated for Covid-19 as officials warn that the recent drop in infections appears to be plateauing.

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House to vote on Biden’s $1.9 trillion Covid relief charge with $1,400 checks

The House will vote on President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief package Friday, just days after the U.S. 500,000 deaths from the coronavirus.

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House passes sweeping homosexual and transgender equality legislation

The passage of the legislation came as a broader fight over transgender rights played out on Capitol Hill.

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Equality Act: US House passes sweeping LGBTQ+ rights bill

Key bill, which amends 1964 Civil Rights Act, passes 224-216 but faces uncertain future in evenly divided SenateThe House has passed the landmark Equality Act, taking LGBTQ+ Americans one step closer to winning legal protection from discrimination. Related: Biden warns Americans ‘this is not the time to relax’ as vaccinations ramp up – live Continue…

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House Democrats quietly push for Shalanda Young to replace Neera Tanden as Biden’s OMB choice

House Democratic leaders are quietly mounting a campaign for Shalanda Young, a longtime congressional aide, to replace Neera Tanden as nominee for director of the Office of Management and Budget, people familiar with the matter tell Axios. Why it matters: The…

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White House waives ethics Principles for Initial Biden official

White House waives ethics rules for first Biden official