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Coming To The American Rescue

Coming To The American Rescue

What A Day - March 8, 2021 - 18:52

Senate Democrats passed the $1.9 trillion economic relief bill on Saturday, without any support from Republicans. The final bill pared back some elements of the House's version, including a minimum wage hike. Still, it's a massive cash infusion for low and middle income Americans, and could cut child poverty in half by some estimate.Yesterday was the 56th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday," where civil rights activists dared to cross the Edmund Pettus bridge in Selma, Alabama and were met with extreme violence from police. Biden marked the day by signing an executive order aimed at expanding voting access.And in headlines: lawmakers call for Andrew Cuomo's resignation following additional allegations of sexual harassment, Swiss voters approve burqa ban, and a look at vaccination passports.Show Links:https://votesaveamerica.com/forthepeople/For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/whataday.

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