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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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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Democrats say there is new momentum for a budget package

Democrats say there is new momentum for a budget package

This post was originally published on this siteCongress is back and trying to tackle a number of pressing issues before the end of the month, including negotiations over President Biden’s infrastructure and social spending packages.

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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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