The Morning Dispatch: Senators Plan How to Counter China

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Quick Hits: Today’s Top Stories

  • House Republicans voted 102-84 on Wednesday to lift their self-imposed ban on making use of congressional earmarks, weeks after Democrats in the House and Senate did the same. Senate Republicans have not yet decided how to proceed on the issue.

  • The Senate voted unanimously on Wednesday to confirm Katherine Tai as the Biden administration’s U.S. trade representative.

  • The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced yesterday that the federal income tax filing deadline will be pushed back a month, to May 17, 2021.

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