The Senate Minority Leader was one of 19 Republican senators who voted in favor of the $1.2 trillion bipartisan package.
How race is taught in schools emerged as a wedge issue in Virginia's gubernatorial election.
Biden and Harris, who have spent weeks advocating for broad federal voting rights measures, plan to meet in the coming days with dozens of Texas lawmakers.
The Greeley meat-packing plant in Colorado saw shifts canceled. JBS employs more than 66,000 people at 84 U.S. sites.
As President Joe Biden marks the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa race massacre, the White House won't say whether he supports reparations for Black families who were affected.
Two of the top choices to fill the high-profile position of press secretary in President-elect Joe Biden's administration are Black women, spotlighting for Democrats and activists how significant it would be for the White House to have its first African-American press secretary.
After Wednesday's Senate session, Barack Obama's former campaign manager said Trump defenders "are basically rewriting 200 years of history."