Despite sniping, Congress actually sometimes embraced bipartisanship in 2021 | News

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With gridlock and partisanship being frequent topics of conversation on Capitol Hill this year, moments of bipartisanship can seem few and far between. But Congress did, in fact, get along some of the time.

Here are some examples of bipartisan action in 2021.

1. Congress passed the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, a bill addressing the spike in ​​hate crimes and violence against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic, attributed to the disease’s origins in China. 

President Joe Biden signed the bill into law in May, although his administration has recently faced criticism from some who say the bill has yet to be fully implemented.

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2. Both chambers overwhelmingly approved a bill to create a…

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