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4 days ago · H.R. 1414 — A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to reduce the number of members of the Federal Election Commission from 6 to 5, ...
1 day ago · Four Republicans did not vote. Now that the Democratic-controlled House has approved the bill, it will next go to Biden to be signed into law.
6 days ago · The Senate is continuing to work Sunday on a series of amendment votes but faced new drama early afternoon as Democrats look to pass their sweeping climate, ...
5 days ago · If Congress wants a bill worth passing, it needs to solve the problem of election-denying governors who refuse to accurately certify election results.
2 days ago · Democrats have pushed their landmark climate and health care bill through Congress, handing an election-year victory to President Joe Biden.
6 days ago · “Today, Senate Democrats sided with American families over special interests,” President Joe Biden said in a statement from Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. “I ran for ...
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What is the vote to pass a bill?
If the bill passes by simple majority (218 of 435), the bill moves to the Senate. In the Senate, the bill is assigned to another committee and, if released, debated and voted on. Again, a simple majority (51 of 100) passes the bill.
What is a political bill?
A bill is a legislative proposal before Congress. Bills from each house are assigned a number in the order in which they are introduced, starting at the beginning of each Congress (first and second sessions).
Can a bill be voted on?
Ultimately, a law can only be passed if both the Senate and the House of Representatives introduce, debate, and vote on similar pieces of legislation.
1 day ago · WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Congress gave final approval Friday to Democrats' flagship climate and health care bill , handing President Joe Biden a ...
6 days ago · Democrats hope its passage, ahead of an August recess, will help the party's House and Senate candidates in the November midterm elections at a time when ...
7 days ago · Senate kicks off 'vote-a-rama' that could drag on as Republicans have promised to try to stall the process.
7 days ago · On Friday, the House sent to President Biden's desk what Democrats call a historic piece of legislation, but it's still a much smaller version of what they ...