Democrats Negotiate Tax, Healthcare Provisions as Biden Seeks Deal This Week

Democrats Negotiate Tax, Healthcare Provisions as Biden Seeks Deal This Week

This post was originally published on this siteDemocrats are working to wrap up negotiations over their social-policy-and-climate bill, facing a weekend deadline to resolve disagreements on tax policy and healthcare, among other issues.

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Democrats ready to put a wrap on dragged-out talks

Democrats ready to put a wrap on dragged-out talks

This post was originally published on this siteDemocrats are eager to finish talks over President Biden’s sweeping spending bill, arguing the party is gaining little by dragging out negotiations. The push to wrap things up quickly comes as months of haggling has led to pent-up frustrations…

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Biden Meets With Manchin and Schumer to Iron Out Spending Bill

Biden Meets With Manchin and Schumer to Iron Out Spending Bill

This post was originally published on this siteSpeaker Nancy Pelosi said she hoped to pass an infrastructure bill and have a deal in hand on the social policy bill by the end of the week.

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Democrats weigh changes in filibuster to pass voting rights legislation after GOP opposition

Democrats weigh changes in filibuster to pass voting rights legislation after GOP opposition

This post was originally published on this siteIncreasingly frustrated and alarmed by stalled voting rights legislation, senior Democrats are calling to amend or eliminate the filibuster rule.     

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Senate Democrats Aim To Protect Child Tax Credit In Case Of 2022 GOP Takeover

Senate Democrats Aim To Protect Child Tax Credit In Case Of 2022 GOP Takeover

This post was originally published on this site To the dismay of a large swath of Senate Democrats, they may only manage to extend the enhanced child tax credit another year in the reconciliation bill. Many are still fighting that possibility in favor of a longer run. Meanwhile, quietly, they’re...

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Matt Gaetz suspended from practicing law: report

Matt Gaetz suspended from practicing law: report

This post was originally published on this site According to a report from the Daily Beast’s Jose Pagliery. Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) is no longer entitled to practice law in his home state after having his license pulled by the state bar. The controversial lawmaker who is facing investigations at...

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Here’s what we know is in the scaled back Biden budget bill and what got cut

Here’s what we know is in the scaled back Biden budget bill and what got cut

This post was originally published on this site Arizona Sen. Sinema’s opposition to increasing taxes on corporations forced Democrats to rework how they pay for their spending bill. But negotiators have come up with an alternative they agree on. (Image credit: Pool/Getty Images)

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Ethics Committee to investigate Minnesota Republican for financial misconduct

Ethics Committee to investigate Minnesota Republican for financial misconduct

This post was originally published on this site The U.S. House Ethics Committee will review allegations that U.S. Rep. Jim Hagedorn used his office budget to pay a business owned by his staff and that his campaign accepted free office space from a political donor, a violation of federal election...

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Garland testifies in House with US Capitol riots, abortion, vaccine and voting-rights fights ongoing

Garland testifies in House with US Capitol riots, abortion, vaccine and voting-rights fights ongoing

This post was originally published on this siteAttorney General Merrick Garland will appear before the House Judiciary Committee Thursday for a what should be a contentious hearing before a panel known for drama.

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