The Senate broke its budget impasse Monday as Democrats joined Republicans in voting to end debate on a short-term spending bill that would reopen the government and provide funding through Feb. 8.
The upper chamber was expected to quickly approve the bill, and House members were told to await a possible vote Monday afternoon, raising the possibility that the shutdown would end after just three days.
“We will vote today to reopen the government,” Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) said in a speech on the Senate floor. The vote was 81-18 to move ahead on the spending bill.
PGA golf pro, Sean Fredrickson, his son Hayden Fredrickson and his stepchildren Sofia and Quinn Olsen were among those who were killed on Sunday after two planes collided and fell into a lake in Idaho.
Presumptive Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden won primaries in New Jersey and Delaware on Tuesday. Both states had postponed their elections from their original scheduled dates due to COVID-19. Biden received 88.5 percent of the vote in
Lafayette Parish School Officials have provided an update on Graduation Ceremonies for this weekend. Concerns were raised by the State Fire Marshal about having the ceremonies take place inside the Cajundome in dealing with the Covid-19 outbreak.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says that the United States has to take a different path with regard to China, as the previous policy of helping them open up their economy with the belief that this
Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said in a tweet on Monday that she tested positive for coronavirus, despite being asymptomatic. “COVID-19 has literally hit home. I have had NO symptoms and have tested positive,” she tweeted.