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Cheers and Jeers

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Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Chris Smith (R-NJ), and Jeff Van Drew (R-NJ)
Why We're Cheering

They voted for the Moving Forward Act (H.R. 2).

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Sens. Ed Markey (D-MA), Michael Bennet (D-CO), Maggie Hassan (D-NH), and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)
Why We're Cheering

They filed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act to ensure internet access for all K-12 students so they can do schoolwork at home during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL)
Why We're Cheering

He asked for unanimous consent to pass the bipartisan American Dream and Promise Act passed by the House more than 400 days ago. The bill would create a path to citizenship for Dreamers and immigrants with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) or Deferred Enforced Departure (DED).

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)
Why We're Jeering

He objected to Sen. Durbin’s unanimous consent request on behalf of Senate Republicans.

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