US Republican senator Ted Cruz wanted the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act to be passed by the Senate soon after a slightly varied version was passed in the House of Representatives by unanimous consent. But Cruz never had his wish granted - the bill is still stuck somewhere in the Senate...

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Senate: A senate is a deliberative assembly, often the upper house or chamber of a bicameral legislature or parliament. There have been many such bodies in history, since senate means the assembly of the eldest and wiser members of the society and ruling class. The first official senate was the Roman senate
Human Rights: Human rights are commonly understood as "inalienable fundamental rights to which a person is inherently entitled simply because she or he is a human being." Human rights are thus conceived as universal and egalitarian . These rights may exist as natural rights or as legal rights, in both national a
Democracy: Democracy is a form of government in which all eligible citizens participate equallyeither directly or through elected representativesin the proposal, development, and creation of laws. It encompasses social, economic and cultural conditions that enable the free and equal practice of political self-