Biden Budget Plan

U.S. Domestic spending plan

House approves $1.9 trillion ‘Build Back Better’ social spending plan

The House on Friday approved the 10-year, roughly $1.9 trillion “Build Back Better” bill, a plan supporters say would extend tax credits, child care, health care and more to tens of thousands of Arizonans. The Arizona delegation split on party lines on the bill, which passed early Friday on a 220-213 vote. All Republicans opposed the bill,

U.S. Domestic spending plan

Half its original size, Biden’s big plan in race to finish

Photo: Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., standing with other House Democrats, talks to reporters outside the West Wing of the White House. Half its original size, President Joe Biden’s big domestic policy plan is being pulled apart and reconfigured as Democrats edge closer to satisfying their most reluctant colleagues and finishing what’s now about a $1.75

U.S. Domestic spending plan

Billionaire tax takes shape as Biden pushes for budget deal

Democrats are working frantically to shore up the revenue side of President Joe Biden’s domestic package, poised to unveil a new billionaires’ tax to help pay for his social services and climate change plan after earlier tax plans fizzled. Biden said Monday he’s hopeful the talks with Congress can wrap up overall agreement on the

U.S. Government

Crunch time: Biden faces critical next 2 weeks for agenda

President Joe Biden is entering a crucial two weeks for his ambitious agenda, racing to conclude contentious congressional negotiations ahead of both domestic deadlines and a chance to showcase his administration’s accomplishments on a global stage. Biden and his fellow Democrats are struggling to bridge intraparty divides by month’s end to pass a bipartisan infrastructure

Politics

Biden’s dilemma: Satisfying Manchin risks losing other Dems

It’s Washington’s enduring question: What does Joe Manchin want? But increasingly the answer is crystal clear. The conservative West Virginia Democrat wants to dismantle President Joe Biden’s proposed climate change strategies and social services expansion in ways that are simply unacceptable for most in his party. So the question becomes less about what Manchin wants

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