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Here are the 14 House Republicans who voted against making Juneteenth a federal holiday

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, passed legislation enshrining June 19, known as Juneteenth, as a federal national holiday.
On Tuesday, the Senate passed the bill with unanimous support , and today, the bill passed in the House by a 415-14 vote. All votes in opposition came from House republicans.
The day celebrates the emancipation of people who were enslaved in the US.
President Joe Biden is expected to sign the bill into law in the coming days.
Many of the Republicans who opposed the bill worried the holiday would co-opt Independence Day, and until...
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Juneteenth 2021 - House PASSES bill to make date a federal holiday amid rush to get Biden to sign it before June 19

Juneteenth 2021 - House PASSES bill to make date a federal holiday amid rush to get Biden to sign it before June 19

1 month ago   |   By The Sun


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House passes bill to make Juneteenth a national holiday and sends it to Biden's desk to be signed into law

House passes bill to make Juneteenth a national holiday and sends it to Biden's desk to be signed into law

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The House on Wednesday passed bipartisan legislation to make June 19th, known as "Juneteenth," a national holiday celebrating the end of slavery in the US.
The bill passed by a margin of 415 in favor and 14 against, with all no votes coming from Republicans.
"It has been a long journey," Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, a Democrat from Houston and author of the bill, said on the floor. "This bill and this day is about freedom."
The bill passed the Senate 24 hours earlier, winning unanimous support on Tuesday. President Joe Biden is expected to sign it into law ahead of this...
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