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House Narrowly Passes Massive COVID-Response Bill, Including $15 Minimum Wage

House speaker Nancy Pelosi at a news conference prior to the vote on the coronavirus-relief bill, Washington, D.C., February 26, 2021 (Carlos Barria/Reuters) The House narrowly approved Democrats’ $1.9 trillion coronavirus-relief bill early Saturday morning, in a tight 219-212 vote that mostly fell along party lines. The bill contains $1,400 direct payments for most Americans, […]Read More

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Equality Act Passes House, Likely to Face Opposition in Senate

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) speaks to the press prior to the House passage of the “Equality Act” at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., February 25, 2021. (Carlos Barria/Reuters) The Democrat-controlled House on Thursday passed the Equality Act, sweeping legislation that would add sexual orientation and transgender status as protected classes under the 1964 […]Read More