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U.S. Domestic spending plan

Biden urges bill over ‘finish line’ as Dems eye new surtax

With his signature domestic initiative at stake, President Joe Biden is urging Democrats to wrap up talks and bring the social services and climate change bill “over the finish line” before he departs Thursday for global summits overseas. Top Democratic leaders are signaling a deal is within reach even though momentum fizzled and tempers flared

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. Domestic spending plan

Deal seems near on $2T Biden package, though deadline slips

A deal within reach, President Joe Biden and Congress’ top Democrats edged close to sealing their giant domestic legislation Friday, though the day’s informal deadline appeared to slip as they worked to scale back the measure and determine how to pay for it. Negotiations were expected to continue into the weekend, all sides indicating just

U.S. Domestic spending plan

White House, Dems hurriedly reworking $2 trillion Biden plan

The White House and Democrats are hurriedly reworking key aspects of President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion domestic policy plan, trimming the social services and climate change programs and rethinking new taxes on corporations and the wealthy to pay for a scaled-back package. The changes come as Biden more forcefully appeals to the American public, including

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