Senate Leader McConnell Blocks Vote On $2,000 Stimulus Checks
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blocked the vote, saying the chamber will "begin a process" to address the issue.
A Senate vote to increase stimulus payments from $600 to $2,000 was blocked earlier today.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blocked Democratic efforts to immediately bring the bill up for a vote.
The House has already overwhelmingly approved the measure, putting pressure on the Republican-led Senate to meet the demands of Pres. Trump.
Concerns over prayer breakfast lead Congress to take it over
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House GOP seeks new restrictions on use of US oil stockpile
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House GOP wastes no time launching investigations
With their new majority in hand, House Republicans have made it clear that government oversight will be a huge focus.By Jose Luis Magana / AP
Eagles soar into Super Bowl, rout 49ers for NFC title
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SCORPION Unit disband could change citizens perception of police dept.
The SCORPION Unit was supposed to reduce crime in Memphis residential hot spots.By Gerald Herbert / AP
Memphis residents express outrage at memorial for Tyre Nichols
One neighbor — a retired police officer of 40 years — said the Memphis Police Department has gone downhill.By Scripps News