Biden setbacks rattle Democrats facing tough elections

Biden setbacks rattle Democrats facing tough elections

This post was originally published on this siteDemocrats facing tough reelection bids in the House and Senate are grappling with what to tell their constituents about the party’s failure to advance major pieces of President Biden’s agenda as they head to their home states and districts for the…

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Democrats plot next steps after Manchin knifes Biden’s Build Back Better Act

Democrats plot next steps after Manchin knifes Biden’s Build Back Better Act

This post was originally published on this siteLawmakers insist they won’t give up and say they see hope of salvaging the bill with revisions to win his vote. Manchin’s remarks give some clues how.

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Democrats threaten to play hardball over Cruz’s blockade

Democrats threaten to play hardball over Cruz’s blockade

This post was originally published on this siteDemocrats are threatening hardball tactics as they try to break a blockade by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) that has left dozens of President Biden’s State Department nominees in limbo. Democrats and the conservative firebrand are struggling to make…

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Democrats face time crunch as they race to finalize Biden plan

Democrats face time crunch as they race to finalize Biden plan

This post was originally published on this siteDemocrats are hitting a make-or-break week in their ambitious effort to pass President Biden’s climate and social spending bill by Christmas. Democrats have just 10 days to meet their self-imposed deadline and face growing headaches that could…

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Democrats offer bill to raise debt ceiling, avoid filibuster

Democrats offer bill to raise debt ceiling, avoid filibuster

This post was originally published on this siteHouse Democrats on Tuesday introduced legislation that would allow the Senate to raise the debt ceiling without having to overcome a filibuster.The legislation would set up a one-time process to raise the debit limit to a specific number without…

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Democrats race to get ahead of inflation

Democrats race to get ahead of inflation

This post was originally published on this siteDemocrats are racing to get ahead of high inflation as rising prices dampen an otherwise strong recovery.The U.S. economy has steamed ahead of every other nation hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, powering through new variants and other pandemic-…

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What Republicans and Democrats are planning for the midterm elections: 5 things to know

What Republicans and Democrats are planning for the midterm elections: 5 things to know

This post was originally published on this siteWith control of Congress up for grabs in the 2022 midterm elections, Democrats and Republicans are laying out their plans. What we already know.     

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Democrats’ spending bill aims to collect a minimum tax from large, profitable corporations.

Democrats’ spending bill aims to collect a minimum tax from large, profitable corporations.

This post was originally published on this siteAn analysis being released by Senator Elizabeth Warren offers a first look at which companies could face higher tax bills under the proposal.

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Democrats at odds over SALT changes

Democrats at odds over SALT changes

This post was originally published on this siteDemocrats in the House and Senate are clashing over how to address a tax break that has a disproportionate impact on a number of blue states.Democratic lawmakers in both chambers want to make changes to the $10,000 state and local tax (SALT)…

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Dems weigh a GOP shutout in Maryland redistricting

Dems weigh a GOP shutout in Maryland redistricting

This post was originally published on this siteMaryland Democrats are on the brink of deciding whether to wield their redistricting axe on the state’s only Republican member of Congress. Legislators in Annapolis are expected to unveil drafts of a new congressional map this week, offering potential blueprints for the state’s...

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