After Checking The ‘Bipartisanship’ Box, Senate Begins Work On Budget Resolution

August 10, 2021
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The bipartisan infrastructure bill passed with a final vote of 69-30 Tuesday morning. Nineteen Republicans joined the Democrats, including Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Now the Senate will move ahead with its budget resolution. McConnell has prepared a grueling amendment process called a vote-a-rama, which could continue for many hours as senators offer amendments to the resolution and Republicans take a stand against it.

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