Biden On The Cusp Of A Major Win As Senate Reaches Deal To Avoid Rail Strike
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has announced a Senate deal to vote to avoid a rail strike.
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Biden And Democrats Deliver For America
Under the steady leadership of Biden and the Democrats in Congress, no drama has become the norm. The President and his party are on the verge of avoiding a potential crisis with a bipartisan Senate agreement to vote to avoid a rail strike.
Senate Majority Leader Schumer said, “I’m very glad that the two sides got together to avoid a shutdown which would be devastating for the American people, the American economy and so many workers across the country.”
The Senate will hold three votes. The first will extend the negotiating window for 60 days. The second will add seven days of paid sick leave for rail workers, and the last will ratify the contract itself.
Each vote will require 60 votes for passage. The House has already passed the agreement, and the Senate i…
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