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    House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiNew Alzheimer's drug sparks backlash over FDA, pricing Sunday shows preview: Biden foreign policy in focus as Dem tensions boil up back home It's not just Manchin: No electoral mandate stalls Democrats' leftist agenda MORE on Sunday said she has “no intention” of abandoning Democrats’ infrastructure goals, as negotiations continue with Republicans for a bipartisan package....
    Washington — Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine advocated Sunday for a "targeted, responsible" infrastructure package with bipartisan backing as a group of senators attempts to broker a deal with the White House to rebuild the nation's roads, bridges and waterways. "We have five Republicans and five Democrats who got together to hammer out the framework for a targeted, responsible...
    Fights over the filibuster. Tensions over Israel. Bickering over police funding. And grumbling over immigration policy. As Congress heads into a hot summer in Washington, discord among Democrats has begun to bubble up, putting a dent in the armor of party unity just as leaders will need it most to pass a series of prominent reform bills they've promised their...
    Former Vice President Al Gore privately urged President Joe Biden to keep hundreds of billions of spending to subsidize green industries and even kill another proposed oil pipeline. Gore called Biden personally and demanded he include billions of climate spending in his infrastructure bill, according to a report in the Washington Post. Gore was encouraged to contact Biden by John Podesta,...
    (L-R) U.S. Sens. Mark Warner (D-VA), Joe Manchin (D-WV), Mitt Romney (R-UT), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Susan Collins (R-ME) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) take a break from a meeting on infrastructure for going to a vote at the U.S. Capitol June 8, 2021 in Washington, DC.Alex Wong | Getty Images An infrastructure plan crafted by a group of Senate Democrats and...
    A potential bipartisan deal on infrastructure has some Democrats worried that the Biden administration could compromise with Republicans on climate issues. Following the Thursday announcement that a bipartisan group of ten senators, led by Arizona Democrat Kyrsten Sinema and Utah Republican Mitt Romney, had agreed to a $1.2 trillion infrastructure plan, some liberals are concerned that Biden’s desire to get...
    The Biden administration is pushing back against proposed gas tax increases in the latest deal. A new infrastructure plan being pushed by Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) and a bipartisan group of senators would not increase corporate taxes at all. Instead, it would raise taxes on every American who buys gasoline...
    Washington — A bipartisan group of senators reached a deal Thursday on infrastructure legislation, after President Biden ended negotiations with a team of Republican senators on Tuesday. The group of five Republicans and five Democrats released a joint statement Thursday afternoon saying they had reached an agreement, although they did not offer any details about it. "Our group - comprised...
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    Democrats are itching to get going on infrastructure as they see an increasingly condensed legislative calendar in the months ahead. Almost six months into the Biden administration, Democrats know they have only a matter of weeks to get a major spending package to the president’s desk unless they punt infrastructure to the fall, setting the stage for a potential end-of-year...
    More On: senate Far-left rep claims Manchin ‘dooming our democracy’ by opposing HR1 McConnell blasts AOC over push for far-left infrastructure bill Chef Kwame Onwuachi dishes to Jalen Rose about learning to cook at 5 GOP pol tells Fauci to ‘cut the crap’ after doc lashes out at critics A bipartisan group of 10 senators announced Thursday they had...
    Ten Senate Republicans and Democrats struck a deal Thursday in what they believe is a “realistic” compromise on an infrastructure framework. Sens. Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Susan Collins (R-ME), Joe Manchin (D-WV), Lisa Murkowski (D-AK), Rob Portman (R-OH), Mitt Romney (R-UT), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Jon Tester (D-MT), and Mark Warner (D-VA) said in a statement: Our group –...
    Former Vice President Al GoreAlbert (Al) Arnold GoreDemocratic super PAC targets Youngkin over voting rights Biden's no-drama White House chief Trump won't move on, but most Americans want to MORE reportedly urged President BidenJoe BidenWhite House announces major boost to global vaccine supply U.S. in talks to buy Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine to send abroad: report Pentagon to consider authorizing airstrikes...
    (CNN)A bipartisan group of 10 senators announced Thursday they have reached a deal on a $1.2 trillion infrastructure package, the most significant development yet in negotiations over a key priority of the Biden administration, but it still faces serious obstacles from skeptics in both parties. "Our group -- comprised of 10 Senators, 5 from each party -- has worked in...
    White House officials were briefed Thursday on a $1.2 trillion infrastructure deal reached by a group of 10 bipartisan senators earlier in the day, but it remains unclear whether President BidenJoe BidenWhite House announces major boost to global vaccine supply U.S. in talks to buy Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine to send abroad: report Pentagon to consider authorizing airstrikes in Afghanistan if...
    By Manu Raju, Lauren Fox and Ali Zaslay | CNN Liberal Senate Democrats are unloading on a bipartisan group of senators working on an infrastructure deal, warning that any pared-back measure to win GOP backing almost certainly would fail to deliver on their party’s promises and could lead to a revolt from the left. The criticism is growing louder by...
    (CNN)Liberal Senate Democrats are unloading on a bipartisan group of senators working on an infrastructure deal, warning that any pared-back measure to win GOP backing almost certainly would fail to deliver on their party's promises and could lead to a revolt from the left.The criticism is growing louder by the day, underscoring the growing tension within the ranks as moderates...
    (L-R) U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA), U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), and U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) hold a bipartisan meeting on infrastructure in the basement of the U.S. Capitol building after original talks fell through with the White House on June 8, 2021 in Washington, DC.Samuel Corum | Getty Images Senators from both parties...
    Sen. Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt RomneyHillicon Valley: Biden gives TikTok and WeChat a reprieve | Colonial Pipeline CEO addresses Congress again | Thomson Reuters shareholders want review of ICE ties On The Money: Bipartisan Senate group rules out tax hikes on infrastructure | New report reignites push for wealth tax Romney presses Microsoft over missing Tiananmen Square images MORE (R-Utah),...
    Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and the Senate leadership team. President Joe Biden is pursuing "multiple paths forward" on infrastructure, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki told reporters Wednesday. That means a lot of congressional Democrats meeting with a lot of Republicans against the backdrop of Sen. Mitch McConnell's poisoning the process. At the same time, rank-and-file Democrats are raising alarms...
    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellOvernight Energy: Company officially nixes Keystone XL pipeline | Government watchdog finds failings, but no Trump influence, in clearing of Lafayette Square Ocasio-Cortez: Democrats 'burning precious time' with GOP talks Democrats blast Biden climate adviser over infrastructure remarks MORE (R-Ky.) said on Thursday that Republicans "haven't given up hope" for a bipartisan infrastructure...
    On Wednesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “AC360,” Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) stated that he is against cutting a deal on an infrastructure package if Republicans won’t put climate provisions in the deal. Markey said, “[I]f the Republicans say no climate, then I say no deal. Let’s just move on. Let’s move to the next phase where we work, using the reconciliation...
    Sen. Mitt Romney is helping to lead the effort to salvage stalled infrastructure talks, telling reporters Tuesday the discussions are “in a good spot” and could yield a long-sought deal to fix the nation’s crumbling roads and bridges. The Utah Republican told reporters in the Capitol Wednesday a handful of GOP senators negotiating an infrastructure package that could attract...
    Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., is urging Democrats to abandon hope of a bipartisan deal on infrastructure and instead push through an agreementl without GOP support.  Jayapal, chairwoman of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, said in a statement: "In case it wasn’t clear already, it certainly is now: Republicans are not going to do what needs to be done for working families."...
    Transportation Secretary Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegOVERNIGHT ENERGY: Biden ends infrastructure talks with key Republican | Colonial Pipeline CEO grilled over ransomware attack | Texas gov signs bills to improve power grid after winter storm Biden ends infrastructure talks with key Republican As organized religion declines, is conspiracy the new religion of Republicans? MORE on Wednesday said a bipartisan deal on infrastructure...
    (CNN)The news that infrastructure talks have broken down between President Joe Biden and Republican Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) is disappointing, if not surprising. Despite giving several inches, Biden was always unlikely to agree to a price tag that Republicans would accept (although he should have, as a way to show America that he -- and not progressive factions of...
    Sen. Tim ScottTimothy (Tim) Eugene ScottPolice reform negotiations enter crucial stretch Bass, Van Hollen to reintroduce bill to reform handling of nonviolent 911 calls Booker recalls police officer drawing gun on him, accusing him of stealing car MORE (S.C.), the lead Republican negotiator on police reform, says it will be “very hard” to reach a bipartisan deal by the end-of-June...
    The White House is moving the goal posts on infrastructure demands, putting a bipartisan deal in jeopardy, a top Republican said Tuesday. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, a West Virginia Republican negotiating directly with President Joe Biden, said the White House is rejecting the GOP’s $978 billion, eight-year proposal that would serve as a baseline to fund infrastructure projects. ...
    Senate Democrats are returning to Washington on Monday to kick off a three-week sprint that will define Capitol Hill between now and when they leave at the end of the month for their next recess.  Democrats are staring down a June that is set to include epic clashes over some of the party’s biggest priorities, like voting rights, while also...
    Negotiations for an infrastructure package took center stage on Sunday, as the clock ticks for the White House and Senate Republicans to strike a bipartisan deal on a trillion dollar package. The administration and Senate Republicans, led by Sen. Shelley Moore CapitoShelley Wellons Moore CapitoBiden faces challenge with Democrats on infrastructure package On The Money: Key takeaways from May jobs report...
    Washington — Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said Sunday there is still disagreement between President Biden and Senate Republicans on an infrastructure deal as negotiations on a plan to improve the nation's roads, bridges and ports continue. In an interview with "Face the Nation," Buttigieg said Mr. Biden is set to speak Monday with Senator Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia,...
    President Joe Biden will not demand an infrastructure deal or bipartisan outline with Republicans by the time he leaves for a European trip next week, and he might even be negotiating via phone on the sidelines of those meetings. Biden has said he wants June to be a month of “action” on Capitol Hill, including by sending him a massive...
    President Biden and Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., talked Friday in their effort to forge a bipartisan deal on infrastructure spending and they've agreed to reconvene on Monday, the senator's office said.  Biden and Capito, the lead Senate GOP negotiator, discussed their competing offers on how to fund rebuilding the nation's roads, bridges and more and plan to keep the...
    Senate Republicans and President Joe Biden talked twice this week about a path to a bipartisan infrastructure deal and, after the two conversations, plan to keep the negotiations going on Monday. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, a West Virginia Republican and lead GOP infrastructure negotiator, talked with Biden for a second time on Friday. The two spoke by phone...
    Former House Speaker John Boehner stressed the importance of President Biden finding common ground with Republicans on an infrastructure deal, suggesting Friday on "America’s Newsroom" that the president will have difficulty accomplishing anything else in Washington if he flubs "the most bipartisan issue on Capitol Hill." John Boehner: The best opportunity for President Biden to get an infrastructure deal is...
    Washington (CNN)The White House and a group of Senate Republicans continued negotiating on an infrastructure package this week, more than two months after President Joe Biden first laid out his plan. The two sides are a lot closer than when they started -- but remain billions of dollars apart. Biden met Wednesday with Republican Sen. Shelley Moore Capito of West...
    More On: infrastructure Biden and top GOP negotiator Capito agree to more infrastructure talk Friday Biden to host top GOP negotiator on infrastructure as Dems mull ditching talks Dems at ‘fish-or-cut-bait’ moment with GOP on infrastructure, Buttigieg says Biden is mortgaging our future with more spending, debt and taxes than ever before President Biden does not have a Monday...
                            Presented by Citizens' Climate Lobby     Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. It is Thursday! We get you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch. Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver are the co-creators. Readers can find us on...
    President Joe Biden and a Senate Republican key to his push for a bipartisan infrastructure bill emerged from a closed-door Oval Office meeting without a deal, but the duo will meet again Friday. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia and the president huddled privately for about an hour on Wednesday. But the two did not reach a final accord...
    With the clock ticking toward a deadline for an infrastructure deal, President Joe Biden will meet with the top GOP negotiator on Wednesday as the two sides move further apart on the issue. Biden will sit down with Senator Shelley Moore Capito in a rare one-on-one Oval Office meeting as bipartisan negotiations continue. The White House blew past its initial Memorial Day...
    Washington — President Biden will meet Wednesday with Republican Senator Shelley Moore Capito, the leader of a group of Republican senators aiming to craft a deal with the president on legislation focused on revamping the nation's physical infrastructure. The meeting comes after Capito and her colleagues introduced a counteroffer on infrastructure last week amounting to nearly $1 trillion, which is...
    The Biden administration extended its self-imposed deadline to get an “infrastructure” deal with Republicans that may signal trouble for the package. In interviews, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg created a deadline of Memorial Day to have a bipartisan agreement on a sweeping plan that redefined traditional infrastructure to include such things as healthcare and electric vehicles. “We know that this is...
    President Biden is heading to his Delaware beach home on Wednesday for a midweek break to celebrate the first lady's 70th birthday. It is his first trip to his vacation home since becoming president. Details emerged with a Federal Aviation Administration notice restricting air operations around Rehoboth Beach from Wednesday to Friday because of a VIP. Coming in the middle...
                       Presented by Citizens' Climate Lobby     Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. It is Tuesday — the first of June! We get you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch. Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver are the co-creators. Readers can find...
    (CNN)The White House is injecting new urgency into Joe Biden's protracted and so far inconclusive talks with Republicans on a bipartisan infrastructure package, as the President faces rising frustration within his own Democratic ranks.But the delicate 50-50 balance in the Senate represents an inbuilt vulnerability in Biden's position, adding to uncertainty over whether Democrats can ram through a bigger, alternative...
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