The Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021 has three Republican co-sponsors.
President Joe Biden is expected to sign the $1.9 trillion relief package on Friday, and stimulus payments could start going out this month.
The decline in Americans' trust in government is roughly correlated with the rise in public debt over the same time frame.
"From the Great River to the Great Lake, I'll fight for you," Fox News host Geraldo Rivera said after announcing that he was "pondering" a run for an Ohio U.S. Senate seat on Wednesday.
"The call to end the antiquated practice of clock changing is gaining momentum throughout the nation," Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said after relaunching a bipartisan bid to alter federal law to allow states to keep daylight saving time permanently.
The Treasury Department is "working tirelessly" to make sure people receive their $1,400 stimulus checks by the end of the month.
On Wall Street, $1,400 isn't a large sum of money, so experts advise looking at exchange-traded funds if someone is interested in using their stimulus check as an investment in the stock market.
The House of Representatives passed Biden's $1.9 trillion relief package on Wednesday and many Americans could receive $1,400 direct payments by the end of the month.
Under the Emergency Federal Employee Leave Fund, federal employees can receive up to $5,600 per month if they need to remain home during the pandemic.
Among the provisions in the $1.9 trillion package is a third round of stimulus checks, an extension of unemployment benefits, and tax-free student loan forgiveness.
"I just made a motion to adjourn to stop Congress from passing the $1.9 trillion massive woke progressive Democrat wish list," Greene wrote on Twitter.
The House on Tuesday evening passed a procedural motion to book two hours of debate starting at 9 a.m. on Wednesday for the bill. Then a vote will follow.
Since the 2020 presidential election, 43 states have seen the introduction of state bills that would restrict voting access.
A provision included in the bill says that anyone whose loans, private or institutional, are discharged through 2025 will not face tax consequences.
A Mississippi pastor has claimed that the $1,400 stimulus checks in President Joe Biden's American Rescue Plan are really the work of former President Donald Trump, calling the checks "an offering from our late president to every one of you."
Biden issued the Executive Order on Promoting Access to Voting over the weekend to "promote and defend the right to vote for all Americans who are legally entitled to participate in elections."
If the American Rescue Plan is passed by the House, some Americans could see increased payments as part of the Child Tax Credit and Earned Income Tax Credit
"I am not going to get on a bill that cuts them out completely before we start trying," Manchin said in a Sunday interview.
Votes fell largely along party lines, with all 48 Democrats and the two independents that caucus with them supporting the package and 49 Republicans objecting.
The California congressman called on Republicans to tell members of the party that President Joe Biden won the election "fair and square."
"American democracy is going to come to a real breaking point if democracy itself becomes this extended partisan flashpoint," one expert said. "It's a dangerous moment."
The former first lady slammed what she called "partisan and unpatriotic" efforts to limit voting, all while urging the Senate to pass a voting rights bill championed by Democrats
Congressional Democrats and President Joe Biden could move to quickly invalidate many federal rules imposed during the waning days of the administration of former President Donald Trump, with or without the cooperation of Republicans.
Democrats in the House passed their signature voting rights and anti-corruption bill, HR-1, on Wednesday. No Republicans crossed party lines to support the bill. With conservatives' hardline opposition to HR-1 comes a host of allegations about what the legislation accomplishes would accomplish.
More than 1 million American workers filed new unemployment claims for the 50th consecutive week.
Polling has shown many Americans have struggled to pay for basic living costs in recent months, as the COVID-19 continues to pose hardships across the nation.
Public support for eliminating student loan debt dropped 16 points when the amount of debt cancellation was increased to $50,000, according to a new Monmouth University survey.