Republican Georgia Sens. Perdue and Loeffler have changed their positions and now support $2,000 stimulus checks for every American.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blocked a move by Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer to immediately vote on $2,000 stimulus checks.
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A mix of Trumpian chaos, an impending election, and the holidays give Democrats a shot at securing more Covid-19 relief.
The GOP leader said the Senate would "begin a process" to review President Trump's demand for increased coronavirus relief payments.
Judge Leslie Abrams Gardner, sister of Democratic activist Stacey Abrams, has declined to recuse herself from the case.
The independent senator has planned a filibuster in hopes of pressuring Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell into taking up the new coronavirus relief ...
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) blocked an effort to quickly pass a measure to increase direct stimulus payments from $600 to $2,000, though the legislation could be voted on at a later time or date if McConnell so chooses.
All eyes are on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday.
On Sunday night, as part of his face-saving efforts following his utter capitulation to Congress in signing the Covid-19 stimulus relief legislation, President Donald Trump insisted that "the Senate will start the process for a vote that increases checks to $2,000, repeals Section 230, and starts an investigation into voter fraud."
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Tuesday blocked an attempt by Democrats to set up a stand-alone vote on increasing the amount of recently passed stimulus checks from $600 to $2,000.
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President Trump slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for blocking a vote Tuesday to increase the coronavirus relief payments from $600 to $2,000.
Judge Leslie Abrams Gardner effectively blocked challenges to voter eligibility in two Georgia counties ahead of the January 5 Senate runoff.
Georgia Senate Democrat hopefuls hold a slight lead over GOP incumbent Sens. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA).
Leftist Democrats Jon Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock have taken the lead in their respective Georgia U.S. Senate runoff elections according to a poll released Tuesday by the Trafalgar Group. Warnock, Ossoff campaign photo, December 24, via Twitter. Ossoff, running against incumbent Republican Sen. David Perdue took the lead in the past two weeks of…
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday blocked Schumer’s attempt to hold a stand-alone vote on $2,000 stimulus checks. Senators Sanders and Schumer attempted to get consent from the Senate to bring up a measure that narrowly passed the House on Monday. The House voted 275-134 to give $2,000 direct payments to Americans. McConnell blocks…
Mitch McConnell will only agree to $2,000 stimulus checks if Democrats will agree to get on board with Trump's debunked election fraud claims.
The Georgia Republicans were forced to take a position on the issue as their highly anticipated runoff races inch closer.
Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., spoke on the Senate floor about plans to address issues President Trump "has linked together" such as an increase in stimulus payments, Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act and election integrity.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday blocked an effort to quickly pass a measure to increase direct stimulus payments from $600 to $2,000, though the legislation could be voted on at a later time or date if McConnell so chooses.
A federal judge has ordered local election officials in Georgia to allow voting by more than 4,000 people whose eligibility had been challenged ahead of the U.S. Senate runoff elections next week
McConnell said Tuesday that the Senate will address President Trump's request.
Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue said that they will support increasing direct coronavirus relief payments to the American people.
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