Kelsey Snell

Kelsey Snell appears in the following:

The Latest On Congressional Efforts To Remove Trump From Office

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

The House wants President Trump to resign or be removed for inciting the insurrection at the Capitol. Democrats are working to impeach him. Despite their condemnation, Trump says he did nothing wrong.

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With 9 Days Left In Office, Democrats Aim To Impeach Trump

Monday, January 11, 2021

House Democrats are expected to vote this week to impeach President Trump for, they say, inciting the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

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Top Capitol Security Officials Resign After Insurrection Under Pressure From Lawmakers

Thursday, January 07, 2021

Lawmakers took aim at top Capitol security officials the day after a mob of pro-Trump extremists breached the building and forced evacuations. Now top Capitol security officials have quit.

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Congress Certifies Election Results After Violent Mob Storms U.S. Capitol

Thursday, January 07, 2021

Extremists, supporters of President Trump, breached the U.S. Capitol in an unprecedented violent act. Early Thursday Congress certified President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris' victory.

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Republicans Split On Challenging Electoral Count

Wednesday, January 06, 2021

About a dozen GOP senators and more than 100 House members will challenge Joe Biden's win, but roughly two dozen other Republican senators say they will vote to affirm the election results.

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Democrats Take Control Of Senate With Twin Georgia Victories

Wednesday, January 06, 2021

Raphael Warnock defeated Sen. Kelly Loeffler, and Jon Ossoff beat David Perdue, according to the AP. The Senate will be split 50-50, with Vice President-elect Kamala Harris having a tiebreaking vote.

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Joint Session Of Congress Will Tally States' November Election Votes

Wednesday, January 06, 2021

Lawmakers meet Wednesday to formally count the Electoral College votes. About a dozen Senate Republicans, and a large group of House GOP lawmakers, will object, but that will not change the outcome.

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Both Parties Must Navigate Split Priorities In New Congress

Sunday, January 03, 2021

A new session of Congress opens, with Nancy Pelosi looking to get reelected speaker with her slimmer majority.

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Senate Overrides Trump's NDAA Veto

Friday, January 01, 2021

The Senate on Friday overrode President Trump's veto for the first time. Lawmakers overwhelmingly voted to finalize the National Defense Authorization Act despite the president's objection to it.

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Senate GOP Rushes To Finish Defense Bill And Avoid Showdown On Relief Payments

Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the $2,000 relief checks have "no realistic path" in the Senate on their own. He has tied them to other provisions that Democrats blast as partisan.

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Action Shifts To Senate For Passage Of $2,000 COVID-19 Relief Payments

Wednesday, December 30, 2020

The Senate could vote Wednesday on a bill that ties the $2,000 relief checks — backed by Democrats and President Trump — to a controversial change to liability laws for social media companies.

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McConnell Blocks Senate Vote On $2,000 Direct Payments

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blocked a proposal to vote on the House bill on $2,000 direct payments. Also, the Senate will vote Wednesday to override President Trump's veto of the NDAA.

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House Set To Vote On Increasing Pandemic Direct Payments To $2,000

Monday, December 28, 2020

The House is set to vote Monday to increase federal direct payments included in the pandemic relief bill to $2,000 — in a move likely to die in the Senate. President Trump supports the measure.

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Congress Stuck, Again, In Quest To Pass COVID Relief

Saturday, December 19, 2020

Congressional leaders returned to familiar ground Saturday, digging in on opposite sides of a stalemate over a coronavirus relief package they all is badly needed to help struggling Americans.

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COVID-19 Relief Deal Stalled As Trump Signs 2-Day Stopgap Bill To Avoid Shutdown

Friday, December 18, 2020

As congressional leaders negotiate, other lawmakers are demanding more details. Plus, Democrats are objecting to a push by some Senate Republicans to limit emergency lending rules.

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With Tax Break About To End, Congress Puzzled Over How To Encourage People To Give

Thursday, December 17, 2020

This year, Congress passed a tax break to encourage more people to make donations. The break is about to expire, leaving Congress to rethink how to help boost charitable giving in the pandemic.

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Congressional Leaders Say They Are Nearing Agreement On Coronavirus Relief Package

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Bipartisan leaders near a deal on a $900 billion pandemic relief bill that includes another round of stimulus checks, help for the unemployed, money for small businesses and vaccine distribution.

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Congressional Leaders Near Deal On Roughly $900 Billion COVID-19 Relief Bill

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Congressional leaders are finalizing legislation that would include a fresh round of smaller stimulus checks. The proposal abandons more controversial issues.

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President Trump Signs Bill To Avoid Government Shutdown Ahead Of Deadline

Friday, December 11, 2020

The Senate passed a bill funding federal agencies before a Friday night deadline. It was stalled as senators fought over other legislation. It also passed the defense bill with a veto-proof majority.

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Discussions Drag On For Another Coronavirus Relief Bill

Friday, December 11, 2020

Top leaders say they won't go home for the holidays before they pass a relief bill, but negotiations are stalled over money for state/local governments and liability protections.

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