At a weekly party meeting, Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer left open the possibility of using the budget process known as reconciliation to approve the roughly $2 trillion package with only 51 votes.
Evans was killed April 2 when he and another Capitol Police officer, standing in front of a barricade near the Russell Senate Office Building, were struck by a car whose driver intentionally rammed the barrier, authorities said.
President Biden plans to withdraw all remaining U.S. troops from the country by the 20th anniversary of the attacks, on Sept. 11 this year. How many troops are in the country, and what is the situation on the ground?
Tamara Amer helped him beat back cancer, and together they dreamed of being vaccinated against the coronavirus. In recent weeks, the vaccines had given medical workers renewed hope that a route out of the pandemic was possible. Instead, the caseload is peaking.
Historians say the site at Mount Vernon is rich in importance that goes beyond the first president, including archaeological traces of indigenous people, history of enslaved African Americans and 19th century Quakers who settled in the area.