Even without their votes, the bill had bipartisan support in the House of Representatives and is moving on to the Senate.
As the Republican-controlled Pennsylvania Legislature works to pass voter suppression laws, Democrats in Congress have one chance to stop the assault on voting rights.
One witness said Annie C. Howell appeared to be "inciting the crowd in order to storm the building."
More than 2.3 million children—90% of all children under 18 in Pennsylvania—will benefit from the expansion of the child tax credit.
US officials have arrested and charged two men with assaulting US Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick during the Jan. 6 attack. They do not know yet whether it caused the officer's death.
Approximately 10% of Pennsylvania’s workforce will benefit from the unemployment program extension included in the American Rescue Plan.
The plan calls for $160 billion in vaccine development and distribution nationally, as well as $20 billion for community vaccination centers.