Democrats struggle to gain steam on Biden spending plan

Democrats struggle to gain steam on Biden spending plan

This post was originally published on this siteDemocrats are struggling to break through on their sweeping social spending bill amid a laser-like focus on the price tag and high-profile squabbles.Democratic leadership has set an end-of-the-month deadline to get both the spending package and a…

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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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McConnell gets GOP wake-up call

McConnell gets GOP wake-up call

This post was originally published on this siteThe backlash Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) received from fellow Republican senators last week is a wake-up call to the GOP leader that he doesn’t have any more political capital to spend on helping Democrats raise the debt limit again…

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sends a warning to Pelosi and Schumer

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sends a warning to Pelosi and Schumer

This post was originally published on this site Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joined seven of her fellow New York Democrats on Tuesday in issuing a warning to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer: Don’t cut funding for housing, transportation, or immigration reform from the emerging reconciliation bill...

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United against higher spending, centrist Democrats don’t agree on what to cut or keep

United against higher spending, centrist Democrats don’t agree on what to cut or keep

This post was originally published on this site Sens. Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema are the two holdouts as Democrats and the White House try to reach a deal on a sweeping spending bill. But their policy demands may put them at odds. (Image credit: Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg/Getty Images)

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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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Native American tribes push to get Biden’s infrastructure bill passed

Native American tribes push to get Biden’s infrastructure bill passed

This post was originally published on this siteMarking Indigenous Peoples’ Day, tribes are calling on Congress to swiftly pass the infrastructure bill — which they say would begin to address historical inequities in Indian Country.

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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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Is Sen. Kyrsten Sinema too moderate for progressives in Arizona?

Is Sen. Kyrsten Sinema too moderate for progressives in Arizona?

This post was originally published on this site  Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., a senator vital to the fate of President Joe Biden’s $3.5 trillion “Build Back Better” agenda, departs the Senate before meeting with Biden at the White House, at the Capitol in Washington on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021. |...

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US senator lashes out over ‘unlawful’ bathroom protest

US senator lashes out over ‘unlawful’ bathroom protest

This post was originally published on this site A Democratic senator hit out Monday at leftist activists who followed her into a bathroom to make their case for a massive White House spending package she has been blocking — highlighting the divisions threatening President Joe Biden’s economic agenda. Kyrsten Sinema,...

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