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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