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Offering commentary and analysis from Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, The Cascadia Advocate is the Northwest Progressive Institute's unconventional perspective on world, national, and local politics.

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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (March 16th-20th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included Senate approval of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the rejection of several amendments to the Act.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (March 9th-14th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House approval of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and Senate disapproval of a Betsy DeVos rule on student loan forgiveness.
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COVID-19 Update: Torrent of bad news caps absolutely surreal day in the Pacific NW

Excerpt: Get the latest bad news on the novel coronavirus in this mega-update, packed with useful resources, videos, and links.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (March 2nd-6th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House and Senate approval of an emergency coronavirus response package and House passage of a bill to add airport security workers to the civil service.
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COVID-19 Update: Pacific Northwest in the national media spotlight as outbreak worsens

Excerpt: Washington and Oregon's efforts to combat the novel coronavirus are making national headlines. New cases and new deaths have been confirmed. Officials in British Columbia have offered their support and sympathy, and the region's congressional delegation is anxious to help.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (February 24th-28th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes including House passage of historic anti-lynching legislation and Senate rejection of Republican schemes to put up barriers to reproductive healthcare.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (February 10th-14th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House approval of a bill expanding wilderness protections and Senate approval of a resolution reasserting Congress' power to declare war.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (February 3rd-7th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the Protecting the Right to Organize Act of 2019 and the Senate's refusal to convict Donald Trump.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (January 27th-31st)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included the revocation of the 2002 Iraq invasion AUMF in the House and the defeat of efforts to call witnesses in the Senate's Trump removal trial.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (January 20th-25th)

Excerpt: Find out Cascadia’s United States Senators voted on motions pertaining to the rules for Donald Trump's removal trial.
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Idaho Republican Jim Risch reportedly fell asleep today during Trump’s removal trial

Excerpt: The Washington Post reported today that U.S. Senator Jim Risch of Idaho fell asleep during the first day of proceedings in the trial to remove Donald Trump.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (January 13th-17th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included the transmission of impeachment articles/appointment of trial managers and ratification of the United States-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (January 6th-10th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included a House resolution requiring the Trump regime to obtain advance congressional authorization prior to attacking Iran and Senate approval of a nominee to lead the Small Business Administration.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (December 16th-20th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included Senate approval of the 2019 NDAA, House approval of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, and a package of eight appropriations bills.
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