House GOP Unlikely to Rescue Infrastructure Bill

The majority of House Republicans are planning to oppose the Senate-passed, bipartisan infrastructure bill when it comes to a vote on Monday. House Democrats have linked the infrastructure bill’s fate to passage of a broad $3.5 trillion social spending package that has generated infighting between moderate and liberal Democrats. Republicans don’t seem in a rush… Read more »

Democrats Scramble to Retool Reconciliation Package

With President Biden’s economic agenda on the verge of collapse, congressional Democrats are planning to work through the weekend to craft a budget reconciliation package that can pass both chambers. Biden spent most of yesterday attempting to resolve substantial differences between moderate and progressive Democrats on the size and scope of the proposed spending in… Read more »