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Lawmakers Struggle to Approve Additional Coronavirus Funding

VOA News By Katherine Gypson WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate failed Thursday to pass additional funding to help struggling American workers dealing with the impact of the coronavirus. The attempt came less than two weeks after U.S. lawmakers passed the largest economic relief package in the country’s history.   The measure advanced by Senate Republicans would […]Load more...

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Pelosi Returns as House Speaker to Face Trump Challenge

VOA News/Katherine Gypson CAPITOL HILL — Nancy Pelosi swore the oath securing her status as the most powerful woman in U.S. political history Thursday, beginning a new era of divided government in the United States and setting up a formidable political rivalry with President Donald Trump. Pelosi’s historic second turn leading a Democratic majority as the […]Load more...

Política

US Senate Revives Obama Trade Agenda

CAPITOL HILL — The U.S. Senate voted on Tuesday to once again advance legislation facilitating the approval of two blockbuster trade pacts spanning the Atlantic and the Pacific. The procedural 60-37 vote revives President Barack Obama’s trade agenda, which had been dealt a severe blow when Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), which is often called «fast track,» stalled on […]Load more...

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Republicans Appear on Verge of Senate Control

Less than two weeks before U.S. congressional midterm elections, a Republican takeover of the Senate seems likely, though not certain. And we may not even know for sure on Election Day, November 4. Possible runoff elections in Louisiana in December and Georgia in January mean it’s possible that party control of the Senate may not […]Load more...