Biden Aims to Boost Military and Social Spending in 2023 Budget

Biden Aims to Boost Military and Social Spending in 2023 Budget

This post was originally published on this siteThe president will unveil his latest budget proposal amid war in Ukraine and concerns at home about rising costs.

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Biden and Manchin spoke last week as President tries to secure senator’s vote on ‘Build Back Better’ bill

Biden and Manchin spoke last week as President tries to secure senator’s vote on ‘Build Back Better’ bill

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden spoke with Sen. Joe Manchin late last week, according to a source familiar with the conversation, as the President works to secure the West Virginia Democrat’s vote for his expansive economic and climate bill he wants passed by the end...

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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 rebrand Build Back Better bill to counter inflation concerns

Democrats rebrand Build Back Better bill to counter inflation concerns

This post was originally published on this siteSenate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said the $1.75 trillion spending package would help “fight inflation” and lower costs for families.

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Democrats face squeeze on Biden’s spending bill

Democrats face squeeze on Biden’s spending bill

This post was originally published on this siteSenators are bracing for their debate over President Biden’s climate and social spending bill to keep them in Washington until, and potentially into, the holidays. The timeline for the legislation has repeatedly slipped, but Democrats say they…

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Rep. Gottheimer is confident Democrats will work out the social spending bill

Rep. Gottheimer is confident Democrats will work out the social spending bill

This post was originally published on this siteModerate Democrat Rep. Josh Gottheimer of New Jersey tells NPR’s Rachel Martin that he will wait to see how the CBO scores the plan before he commits to giving it his vote.

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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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