Post Politics Now: Senate poised to pass bill protecting same-sex marriages

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On Monday evening, he did.

Biden sent a directive calling on lawmakers to pass legislation adopting the “tentative agreement” between workers and management reached in September. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) quickly announced that she would bring up the legislation this week. The Senate is likely to act soon after.

Pelosi and Biden said they are supportive of workers’ demands for paid sick days but that they cannot be addressed right now.

“Some in Congress want to modify the deal to either improve it for labor or for management,” Biden said in a statement. “However well-intentioned, any changes would risk delay and a debilitating shutdown. The agreement was reached in good faith by both sides.”

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This article was written by John Wagner and originally published on