It is increasingly unlikely that Congress will/can pass another round of COVID relief before they leave Washington later this week for the elections, and the possibility of another bill passing in the remaining weeks of October before the November election is almost equally unlikely.
Stopgap funding legislation to avert a government shutdown is currently waiting on action in the Senate. The continuing resolution (CR), which would keep the government funded through December 11th, easily passed the House on Tuesday
Earlier this week, a bipartisan group of House lawmakers put forward their own plan to deliver badly needed coronavirus relief amid a bitter stalemate between their party leaders. Shortly after, the proposal faced a sharp rebuke
With the defeat of the Senate’s “skinny” COVID relief package last week, is it generally assumed that Congress will not be able to pass another significant relief package before the election. There is, however, growing unrest
Today, Senate Democrats blocked a procedural vote on the Republican “skinny” coronavirus relief bill, leaving prospects for the next round of relief aid in doubt. Fifty-two out of the 53-member GOP caucus voted in favor of the proposal, but