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The Senate continued work on a bill to create new science and technology programs in an effort to compete better against China. Members also… read more

The Senate continued work on a bill to create new science and technology programs in an effort to compete better against China. Members also confirmed by unanimous consent Christine Wormuth’s nomination for secretary of the Army, making her the first woman to hold that position. Ms. Wormuth was confirmed the previous day, but Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) later requested to reverse the approval, due to an unexplained procedural error. Lawmakers also considered whether to debate a bill to create a national commission to investigate the January 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol. close

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