VP Kamala Harris breaks tie, Senate passes $1.9T COVID-19 help bill 51-50


Covid by: Associated Press In this picture from Senate TV, Vice President Kamala Harris sits in the seat on the Senate floor to make the tie-breaking choice, her first, Friday, Feb. 5, 2021 at the Capitol in Washington. The Senate early Friday endorsed a spending goal that makes ready for quick track entry of President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid alleviation plan without help from Republicans. (Senate WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden met Friday with driving House Democrats who intend to put his $1.9 trillion Covid help bundle on a most optimized plan of attack to turning out to be law, drawing on new indications of strain in the economy to push for its endorsement.