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Summary stories written about each key vote in the House and Senate.

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Congressional Votes for the Week of 09/05 - 09/11/2020
WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 -- Here's a look at how area members of Congress voted over the previous week.

SENATE VOTES:

Senate Vote 1:
FURTHER CORONAVIRUS RELIEF: The Senate has rejected a cloture motion to end debate on a substitute amendment to a bill. The amendment would have spent about $500 billion on COVID-19-related unemployment benefits, support for businesses, and testing, prevention, and treatment programs at schools and elsewhere. The vote to end debate was 52 yeas to 47 nays, with a three-fifths majority needed for approval.
YEAS: Perdue R-GA, Scott R-FL, Rubio R-FL, Loeffler R-GA

Congressional Votes for the Week of 06/26 - 07/03/2020
WASHINGTON, July 3 -- Here's a look at how area members of Congress voted over the previous week.

HOUSE VOTES:

House Vote 1:
STUDENT LOANS AND FRAUD: The House has failed to override President Trump's veto of a resolution that would have voided a September 2019 Education Department rule concerning the process by which former students at public and private schools seek forgiveness of their federal student loans due to alleged fraud by their schools. The vote was 238 yeas to 173 nays, with a two-thirds majority required to override the veto.
YEAS: Lawson (FL) D-FL (5th)
NAYS: Rutherford R-FL (4th), ... Show Full Article

Congressional Votes for the Week of 06/06 - 06/12/2020
WASHINGTON, June 12 -- Here's a look at how area members of Congress voted over the previous week.

SENATE VOTES:

Senate Vote 1:
AIR FORCE CHIEF: The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Charles Q. Brown, Jr., to be the Air Force's chief of staff. Brown, who was named a general in mid-2018, has been an Air Force officer since 1984, and most recently was the commander of Pacific Air Forces. The vote was unanimous with 98 yeas.
YEAS: Perdue R-GA, Scott R-FL, Rubio R-FL, Loeffler R-GA