The vote was 49 to 51; 60 were needed for it to advance. The new bill, written to satisfy concerns raised by Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.), was a scaled-down version of a proposal that Republicans blocked earlier this year.
A decision is unlikely until November because of other matters before the agency, which is expected soon to authorize a booster of Moderna’s vaccine for those 65 and older or at special risk of covid-19, and an extra shot of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine for people 18 and older.
For the president and his allies in Congress, the next few days could be critical: Democratic leaders hope they can finally broker a truce to end the public feuding between the party’s ambitious liberals and spending-weary moderates.
Jonathan and Diana Toebbe could face life in prison for allegedly trying to sell secrets about advanced nuclear submarines. They have a court hearing Wednesday. Who were the Annapolis couple before their arrest?
U.S. Customs and Border Protection data obtained by The Post shows authorities took more than 1.7 million migrants into custody near the U.S.-Mexico border during the 2021 fiscal year. That leaves the Biden administration in an awkward position as it increasingly relies on Mexico to tighten enforcement.
Jonathan Toebbe and his wife Diana could face life in prison on charges that they tried to sell secrets about the Navy's most advanced nuclear submarines. Who were the Annapolis couple before their arrest?
Lobbyists from industry associations and unions, as well as some private anti-vaccine individuals, are lining up to take meetings with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), which is in the process of finalizing the rule that will apply to some 80 million workers.