Senate Passes $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Bill, 50-49
Senate Session - March 1, 2021

The Senate confirmed Miguel Cardona as secretary of education, and Sonceria Ann Berry was sworn in as secretary of the Senate, making her the first African American to serve in the position. Members also advanced Gina Raimondo’s nomination for secretary of the Department of Commerce.

2:59PM - 6:51PM ETSenate Session


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    117th Congress - Senate
    Total Hours: 279 (After 100 days)
    • Debate75 Hours
    • Quorum Calls46 Hours
    • Votes76 Hours

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