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Juneteenth march on June 19, 2020 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Photo by Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images)

The House voted 415-14 on Wednesday to make Juneteenth a federal holiday.

The big picture: All those voting against the measure were Republicans. The vote comes one day after the Senate unanimously approved the bill and three days before the holiday.

Catch up quick: Juneteenth, celebrated on June 19, memorializes when the last enslaved people in Texas learned about their freedom under the Emancipation Proclamation.

  • 49 states and D.C. already commemorate Juneteenth, but the passage of the bill makes the day a legal federal holiday.
  • In June 2020, then-Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Tina Smith (D-Minn.) and Ed Markey (D-Mass.) introduced legislation to make Juneteenth a national holiday.

Worth noting: The bill's passage comes amid GOP-led attacks on critical race theory, which dismisses the notion that racism stems from acts of individuals and says instead that it's ingrained in our society and how the country formed.

Republicans who voted against the bill:

  • Rep. Matt Rosendale (Mont.)
  • Rep. Thomas Massie (Ky.)
  • Rep. Scott DesJarlais (Tenn.)
  • Rep. Mo Brooks (Ala.)
  • Rep. Andy Biggs (Ariz.)
  • Rep. Tom Tiffany (R-Wis.)
  • Rep. Doug LaMalfa (Calif.)
  • Rep. Tom McClintock (Calif.)
  • Rep. Mike Rogers (Ala.)
  • Rep. Ronny Jackson (Tex.)
  • Rep. Ralph Norman (S.C.)
  • Rep. Andrew Clyde (Ga.)
  • Rep. Chip Roy (Tex.)
  • Rep. Paul Matt Gosar (Ariz.)

What's next: The legislation now goes to President Biden for his signature.

Go deeper: States and corporations move to recognize Juneteenth

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Dem. lawmakers urge Biden to reconsider Aug. 31 withdrawal deadline

Rep. Jason Crow (D-Colo.) Photo: Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call via Getty Images

Several Democratic lawmakers are calling on Biden to push back the Aug. 31 deadline to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan, arguing that U.S. military presence is crucial to the safe evacuation of both Americans and Afghan partners.

Driving the news: Three members of the Armed Services Committee urged the president to reconsider the deadline following a classified congressional briefing from administration officials on the situation in Afghanistan.

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Mapped: The world's most and least corrupt countries

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Data: Transparency International; Map: Jared Whalen/Axios

The most corrupt governments in the world are in South Sudan, Syria and Somalia, according to Transparency International's annual index, while the "cleanest" are in Denmark, Finland and New Zealand.

  • Breaking it down: The U.S. is 27th, China 66th, India 85th, Brazil 96th and Russia 136th. Scroll over the map to see each country's ranking.

Crypto leads to massive surge in online scams

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Reproduced from FTC; Chart: Axios Visuals

Bogus cryptocurrency investments led to an unprecedented increase in online scams last year, according to new data from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

Why it matters: Cryptocurrency is an easy target because while it's surging in popularity, there's still a lot of confusion about how it works.