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A Rand Paul voice vote, Scooby Snacks and a cicada attack — Congressional Hits and Misses

Week of May 24, 2021

While the Senate couldn’t pass a Jan. 6 commission bill, Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer repeatedly expressed awe at an unexpected turn of bipartisanship this week: The chamber agreed to an amendment from Sen. Rand Paul via voice vote.

Meanwhile, a bird got loose in the Capitol, President Joe Biden ate some ice cream, Rep. Bruce Westerman talked about Scooby Snacks and CNN’s chief congressional correspondent, Manu Raju, was accosted by a cicada.

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