Meanwhile, Senate Yet To Take Its First Vote Of Year Until Tonight

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 16: A storm cloud hangs over the U.S. Capitol Building on May 16, 2022 in Washington, DC. This week the U.S. Senate is expected to take up a vote on a $40 billion package of military and humanitarian aid to Ukraine. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • The new Senate takes its first vote of the year Monday tonight, after gaveling in after New Years, the being away for 20 days.
  • While voting in the Democrat-led chamber finally begins, committees are still not fully organized.
  • On the other side of the capitol building, the GOP-led House has already held several votes including one on abortion and and earlier on the chamber’s so-called Rules Package, which puts on paper the rules by which the chamber this session of Congress will be run.

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