Biden’s soft-touch with Manchin, Sinema frustrates Democrats

Biden’s soft-touch with Manchin, Sinema frustrates Democrats

This post was originally published on this siteA growing number of Senate Democrats are getting impatient with President Biden’s kid-love approach to negotiating with Sens. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.).Biden’s approach has involved a lot of facetime and personal attention,…

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Democrats fret as longshot candidates pull money, attention

Democrats fret as longshot candidates pull money, attention

This post was originally published on this siteLongshot challengers to Democrats’ most reviled Republican foes are starting to be seen as threats by some in their own party who fear they are distracting from midterm efforts to protect the majority.Just over a year out from what will be…

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Pelosi enters pivotal stretch on Biden agenda

Pelosi enters pivotal stretch on Biden agenda

This post was originally published on this siteSpeaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) faces daunting days ahead as she races to unite feuding factions of her restive caucus and pass a massive social benefits package at the heart of President Biden’s agenda, along with a separate infrastructure bill,…

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House to vote to extend debt ceiling through early December

House to vote to extend debt ceiling through early December

This post was originally published on this siteThe House of Representatives is expected to vote Tuesday to extend the nation’s debt limit through early December after the Senate approved a stopgap measure last week in a bid to avert a catastrophic default and economic disaster.

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Senate passes deal to raise debt ceiling into December, sending measure to House

Senate passes deal to raise debt ceiling into December, sending measure to House

This post was originally published on this siteSenate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said Democrats and Republicans reached a deal on a short-term extension of the debt ceiling into December.     

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With Biden Agenda at Stake, Activists Target Sinema, Dividing Democrats

With Biden Agenda at Stake, Activists Target Sinema, Dividing Democrats

This post was originally published on this siteProgressive activists have adopted more aggressive tactics against Senator Kyrsten Sinema and other centrist holdouts as she declined to answer questions and the stakes for President Biden’s agenda have risen.

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Whistleblower to Congress: Facebook products harm children and weaken democracy

Whistleblower to Congress: Facebook products harm children and weaken democracy

This post was originally published on this site A former Facebook employee will compare the social network to big tobacco at a Senate hearing on Tuesday, saying the company has hidden what it knows about the harms of its products. (Image credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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Biden Calls Republicans ‘Reckless’ Over the Debt Limit Increase

Biden Calls Republicans ‘Reckless’ Over the Debt Limit Increase

This post was originally published on this siteThe president warned Republicans “not to use procedural tricks to block us from doing the job.”

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Schumer: Congress needs to raise debt ceiling by end of the week

Schumer: Congress needs to raise debt ceiling by end of the week

This post was originally published on this siteSenate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said on Monday that Congress needs to get a bill raising the debt ceiling to President Biden’s desk by the end of the week, an ambitious timeline given an entrenched stalemate …

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The Work Continues After Progressives Rescue Two-Track Infrastructure Plan

The Work Continues After Progressives Rescue Two-Track Infrastructure Plan

This post was originally published on this site Negotiations over the $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill for President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better plan are back on after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) ultimately declined to bring the bipartisan infrastructure bill (BIF) to a vote last week due to progressives’ threat...

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