Cassidy, Kennedy join Senate GOP to torpedo U.S. government funding bill

Failed vote raises odds of federal fiscal crises

By: - September 27, 2021 7:41 pm

GOP senators, including Sen. John Kennedy, R-Louisiana, said that it was “entirely inappropriate” for the National School Boards Association to ask for a review of whether crimes are being committed under various statutes including the PATRIOT Act, which is aimed at deterring terrorism. (Photo by Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images)

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes Louisiana Illuminator. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.

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