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Biden Administration

As deadlines slip, Biden agenda faces crucial assessment

President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan is hitting roadblocks. A policing overhaul after the killing of George Floyd is up in the air. Even a seemingly bipartisan effort to investigate the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol faces the blockade of Republican opposition in Congress. It’s a pivotal time for many aspects of Biden’s ambitious agenda.

National

Infrastructure deal slips, GOP pans $1.7T White House offer

Prospects for an ambitious infrastructure deal were thrown into serious doubt late Friday after the White House reduced President Joe Biden’s sweeping proposal to $1.7 trillion but Republican senators rejected the compromise as disappointing, saying “vast differences” remain. While talks have not collapsed, the downbeat assessment is certain to mean new worries from Democrats that

Politics

Senate gives Biden a big tool to work around GOP filibuster

With a powerful new tool, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has fresh options for potentially advancing President Joe Biden’s infrastructure package and other priorities past Republican obstruction in the 50-50 split Senate. Republicans still pledge to do all they can to halt Biden, but an official parliamentarian’s opinion this week is a potential game-changer. It

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