Weekly Wrap-Up: January 25-28

Updated: Jan 29, 2021

Highlights from the Week

1. Since his inauguration, President Joe Biden has made a number of executive actions. Read reactions to these actions here.

2. This week the Pentagon declared climate change a national security issue. Click here to read statements from Congress about the climate crisis.

3. This week the Senate confirmed Janet Yellen as the first woman Secretary of the Treasury.

4. Click here to see what Congress is saying this week about COVID-19.


By James and the Elections Research team

Special Election Results: AL State House 33, IA State Senate 41


By Annie, Chelsea, and the Officials Research team

Public Statements: 1437 statements were added this week

Key Votes:

  • States: 31 bills added

- COVID legislation so far this year

  • Congress: 2 bills added

- PN 78-3: Vote to confirm President Joe Biden's nomination of Antony Blinken as the Secretary of State.

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