Items Tagged with 'Senate vote'


  • Senate postpones vote for Dodd-Frank reform bill

    Unable to agree on more than 100 amendments
    The Senate announced it would postpone the vote on its Dodd-Frank reform bill until sometime this week after it couldn’t agree on the bill’s more than 100 amendments. While the vote was originally expected last week, an onslaught of amendments from Republicans and Democrats alike forced the Senate to postpone the final vote as it votes on the amendments beginning early this week.
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  • Senate agrees to begin debate over Dodd-Frank overhaul bill

    Housing industry hopeful as bill nears a vote
    The Senate passed a motion Tuesday to proceed to debate on a bill that would overhaul major parts of the Dodd-Frank Act. The Senate is expected to vote on the bill at some point this week. And one expert explained, due to its bipartisan support, the bill is expected to pass.
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  • Dodd-Frank replacement heads to Senate vote

    Bill holds 20 co-sponsors on both sides of the aisle
    The Senate passed a motion Thursday to send one of the biggest rewrites of the Dodd-Frank Act to the floor for a vote, which is expected sometime next week. The bill contains policies which would roll back or eliminate key parts from the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
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  • Senate passes tax overhaul, but House set to revote

    Expect to send to president’s desk Wednesday
    In the early morning hours Wednesday, the Senate passed its sweeping tax overhaul bill, which will become the first major legislative victory for Republicans since President Donald Trump took office. However, one slight hiccup will return the bill to be re-voted on in the House.
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  • House officially passes sweeping tax reform

    Republican hopes now hinge on Senate vote
    Republicans in the House of Representatives officially passed sweeping tax reform, hinging the party’s hopes for reform on a final Senate vote. Now, the final decision on tax reform rests with the Senate, which is expected to pass the bill later today.
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  • Vice President Pence casts tie-breaking vote to kill CFPB arbitration rule

    Joint resolution moves to President’s desk
    After a hard-fought battle and a tie-breaking vote, the repeal of the CFPB’s new arbitration rule passed the House and Senate, and now awaits the president’s signature. While some groups have applauded the Senate for its actions, others said it was a giant step back for every consumer in the U.S.
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  • Vote for Trump's Treasury pick heads to Senate

    All signs point to Mnuchin's appointment
    The road leading up to the confirmation of President Donald Trump’s Treasury pick Steven Mnuchin was less than smooth, however all signs point to his successful nomination as the vote moves to the Senate floor. The vote is expected to take place around 7 p.m. Eastern on Monday, and Republicans control just enough votes to confirm Mnuchin.
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