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Tag Archives: U.S. House Roll Call Votes

Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (May 17th-21st)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the National Commission to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol Complex Act and Senate nullification of another Trump regime rule that was hostile to workers.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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In seeking to block a commission to probe the attack on the U.S. Capitol, top Republicans in Congress remind us their work is never done

Excerpt: The leadership of Republicans in Congress, prompted by Donald Trump, spent Wednesday, May 19th, 2021 hanging out to dry those House Republicans who want a September 11th style commission to investigate the January 6th insurrection at the Capitol.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (May 10th-14th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of two major bills (the Comprehensive Debt Collection Improvement Act and Pregnant Workers Fairness Act) plus Senate nullification of a Trump banking rule.
Written by:Voterama in Congress
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (April 19th-23rd)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of a D.C. statehood bill (H.R. 51) and Senate passage of the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act to protect Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
Written by:Voterama in Congress
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (April 12th-16th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act and Senate confirmation of Wendy R. Sherman to the State Department and Gary Gensler as SEC Chair.
Written by:Voterama in Congress
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (March 15th-19th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House renewal of the Violence Against Women Act and Senate confirmation of Deb Haaland and Xavier Becerra to Cabinet positions, along with House passage of legislation to protect Dreamers and new Americans.
Written by:Voterama in Congress
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (March 8th-12th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included the House's final passage of the American Rescue Plan and Senate confirmation of several Biden nominees, as well as House approval of labor rights and gun responsibility bills.
Written by:Voterama in Congress
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (March 1st-6th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the For the People Act and the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, along with Senate passage of the Biden-Harris American Rescue Plan.
Written by:Voterama in Congress
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (February 22nd-27th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the American Rescue Plan and Senate confirmation of three Biden Cabinet nominees: Jennifer Granholm, Tom Vilsack, Linda Taylor-Greenfield.
Written by:Voterama in Congress
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (February 1st-5th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of apprenticeships legislation, Senate confirmation of several Biden Cabinet nominees, and disciplinary action in the House against Marjorie Taylor Greene.
Written by:Voterama in Congress
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (January 18th-22nd)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included approval of a waiver to allow General Lloyd Austin to serve as Secretary of Defense and Austin's confirmation, along with that of Avril Haines to be Director of National Intelligence.
Written by:Voterama in Congress
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted on Donald Trump’s removal

Excerpt: How did United States Representatives from the Pacific Northwest vote on two resolutions seeking Donald Trump's removal? Find out in this edition of Last Week In Congress.
Written by:Voterama in Congress
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (January 4th-8th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included adoption of House rules for the 117th Congress and the defeat of two objections to the counting of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris' Electoral College votes.
Written by:Voterama in Congress
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (Dec. 28th-Jan. 1st, 2021)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the CASH Act and House and Senate repassage of the National Defense Authorization Act, which will now be implemented because each chamber mustered the two-thirds threshold needed to override Trump's veto.
Written by:Voterama in Congress
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