Housing investments at risk as Build Back Better withers

Housing investments at risk as Build Back Better withers

This post was originally published on this siteThe path forward for the critical housing investments Democrats sought to protect in the Build Back Better Act (BBB) is getting murky, as uncertainty hangs over the party’s chances of passing its partisan package amid resistance from Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.). Democrats garnered...

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Progressives split over Build Back Better’s midterm impact

Progressives split over Build Back Better’s midterm impact

This post was originally published on this siteProgressive Democrats have been the most vocal cheerleaders for President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better plan, but now the most liberal wing of the party

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Democrats frustrated with latest Manchin pitch on Build Back Better

Democrats frustrated with latest Manchin pitch on Build Back Better

This post was originally published on this siteSenate Democrats are feeling exasperated with Sen. Joe Manchin’s (D-W.Va.) latest proposal on a scaled-down version of President Biden’s Build Back Better agenda that would leave out big social-spending initiatives like expanded childcare, universal…

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Senate Democrats shift strategy after progressive agenda falters

Senate Democrats shift strategy after progressive agenda falters

This post was originally published on this siteSenate Democratic moderates are urging their leadership to tack to the center by moving bills to the floor that can pass with strong Republican support, but it’s creating tension with liberals who don’t want to abandon the core components of Build…

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Lawmakers say spending deal up to leaders

Lawmakers say spending deal up to leaders

This post was originally published on this siteLawmakers in both parties say it’s time for Congress’s top four leaders to meet face to face to negotiate a yearlong spending deal as talks among the senior members of the Senate and House Appropriations committees have dragged on and government…

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Joe Manchin gives new reason for why he torpedoed BBB

Joe Manchin gives new reason for why he torpedoed BBB

This post was originally published on this site As progressive activists continue to push for the stalled social and climate spending package, Sen. Joe Manchin claimed Sunday that his biggest opposition to his party’s Build Back Better legislation was that it didn’t go through committee. Manchin’s (D-W.Va.) remark came in...

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The ‘Build Back Better’ Act may be dead. Can it be sold for parts?

The ‘Build Back Better’ Act may be dead. Can it be sold for parts?

This post was originally published on this site  Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., leaves his office after speaking with President Joe Biden about his long-stalled domestic agenda, at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Dec. 13, 2021. Manchin is a pivotal Democratic vote on passage of the president’s top legislative priority. |...

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House Democrats warn delay will sink agenda

House Democrats warn delay will sink agenda

This post was originally published on this siteHouse Democrats of all stripes are pressing for quick action on the climate, health and education package at the heart of President Biden’s domestic agenda, warning that a long delay in revisiting the Build Back Better Act is the surest way to kill…

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Manchin says Build Back Better is ‘dead.’ Here’s what he might resurrect.

Manchin says Build Back Better is ‘dead.’ Here’s what he might resurrect.

This post was originally published on this siteIn an interview, the pivotal West Virginia Democrat emphasized a desire to “fix the tax code” and discussed policies he can support.

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Manchin On Build Back Better Bill: ‘It’s Dead’

Manchin On Build Back Better Bill: ‘It’s Dead’

This post was originally published on this site “What Build Back Better bill?” Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) said incredulously when asked by reporters Tuesday about progress on the legislation.

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