1. Waiting on the decision:
3. The moment it happened:
4. The celebration:
11. 71 of 92 lawmakers in the lower house of Congress voted in favor of the proposal, one week after the Senate passed it by a wide majority.
12. President Jose Mujica, a former guerrilla fighter, is expected to sign the bill into law.
- Tom Perez has been named chair of the Democratic National Committee. He was Obama's Labor Secretary.