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Tag Archives: U.S. Senate Roll Call Votes

Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (February 8th-13th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included the Senate's failure to convict Donald Trump of inciting an insurrection against the United States and confirmation of Denis McDonough to head the VA.
Written by:Voterama in Congress
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Despite Republicans’ depravity, Donald Trump is and shall always remain guilty of treason

Excerpt: Donald Trump is guilty. He may not have been convicted of his treachery by the requisite two-thirds of the Senate as the Constitution requires. But he did the crime and he will rightly be remembered by history as a criminal and a traitor. 
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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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.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (January 25th-29th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included the confirmation of Janet Yellen as Secretary of the Treasury and the defeat of a Rand Paul gambit to nix Donald Trump's second impeachment trial.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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U.S. Senate overrides Donald Trump’s veto of the National Defense Authorization Act

Excerpt: The 2020 incarnation of the appropriations bill that funds the United States military will become law without Donald Trump's signature after more than two-thirds of the U.S. Senate voted for its implementation.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (December 21st-24th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes were both in support of a combined end-of-the-year COVID-19 relief package and omnibus appropriations bill that Donald Trump has threatened not to sign.
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Year-end pandemic relief bill clears both houses of Congress with bipartisan support

Excerpt: With just a few days to go before 2020 ends, the House and Senate have given approval to a $2.3 trillion combined pandemic relief package and omnibus appropriations bill.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (December 7th-11th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House and Senate passage of the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act along with a continuing resolution to keep the federal government open for another week.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (Nov. 30th — Dec. 4th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of a groundbreaking bill to legalize cannabis at the federal level and Senate adoption of legislation to help people diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease).
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (November 16th-20th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of a bill that would authorize several billion dollars to expand federally funded apprenticeship programs and Senate confirmation of Stephen Vaden to be a U.S. Trade Judge.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (October 26th-30th)

Excerpt: The week's only vote consisted of the confirmation of Trump nominee Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court. No Democrats or independents voted to confirm Barrett.
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