The vote was a major victory for President Biden and Democrats, who are battling to maintain their slim House and Senate majorities in November’s midterm congressional elections.
Author: Emily Cochrane
Here’s How Democrats’ Big Domestic Agenda Bill Has Shrunk
The legislation was a major victory for President Biden and Democrats, but a shadow of the transformative, multitrillion-dollar plan they proposed last year.
Republicans Force Removal of Insulin Cap for Private Insurers
The cap for private insurers was widely viewed as a violation of the strict budgetary rules that govern the reconciliation process Democrats are using to fast-track the package.
Climate and Tax Bill Clears Test Vote in Senate
Democrats united behind the plan and advanced it over unanimous Republican opposition, signaling that they had finally coalesced behind a bill that could become law within days.
Progressives Embrace Climate and Tax Deal, Despite Disappointments
Liberal Democrats who once demanded a far more ambitious plan appear ready to support a climate, health and tax package that could be their party’s last chance to enact some of its agenda.
Sinema Agrees to Climate and Tax Deal, Clearing the Way for Votes
The Arizona Democrat had been her party’s last remaining holdout on the package, now slated to move forward on Saturday and pass the Senate within days.
With Climate Deal in Sight, Democrats Turn Hopes on Sinema
Now that Senator Joe Manchin III of West Virginia is on board, the Arizona Democrat has emerged as the final holdout on Democrats’ domestic agenda. So far, she’s staying characteristically silent.
Democrats’ Climate Deal Isn’t Done Yet. Here Are the Remaining Hurdles.
An agreement with Senator Joe Manchin III of West Virginia salvaged a key piece of President Biden’s agenda. But Democrats still have a few crucial steps to take before it becomes law.
After Clash, Manchin and Schumer Rushed to Reset Climate and Tax Deal
The West Virginia Democrat said he had relented and agreed to sign on to a climate, energy and tax package after returning to negotiations to draft a version that would combat inflation.
Manchin, in a Reversal, Agrees to Climate and Tax Package
The West Virginia Democrat, a holdout on his party’s domestic agenda, said the package would reduce inflation, a concern he had cited in rejecting it just weeks ago.