Sen. Dan Sullivan

Dems use slim majority to push $1.9T bill through Senate

Top Senate Democrats steered the upper chamber to the left as they used their slim majority to pass Joe Biden’s massive coronavirus relief bill. On Saturday, the Senate voted 50-to-49 to pass the nearly $2 trillion package. Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) missed the vote for personal reasons.

FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2021, file photo, Joe Biden signs an executive order, in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington. Biden is signing an executive order Wednesday to review the United States’ supply chains for large capacity batteries, pharmaceuticals, critical minerals and semiconductors. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Biden admin. under fire for energy policies

The Biden administration’s approach to domestic and international energy are facing heavy scrutiny. Speaking on the Senate floor Monday, Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) characterized the policies as an assault on middle class Americans.