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Senate Democrats are one step closer to passing a sweeping tax, climate change, and health care bill now that Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema voiced her support. The last Democratic holdout agreed to vote for the package after party leaders altered…
By Lisa Desjardins
Republicans are going after Democratic senators Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Krysten Sinema of Arizona for their support for new economic legislation.
By Associated Press
Manchin, a key player on energy and climate issues and a swing vote in the closely divided Senate, joined with Republicans to support the measure, which was approved 50-47.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
With days left until an August recess, the question looming over Capitol Hill is whether a handshake deal among Democrats will hold, allowing a more than $700 billion piece of President Biden’s agenda to pass and become law. Lisa Desjardins…
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
Approval would let President Joe Biden and his party claim a triumph on top priorities as November’s elections approach.
For the first time, the U.S. government could have the power to negotiate prices for some of the costliest drugs covered under Medicare. The proposed legislation would also help Medicare recipients by imposing penalties against drug manufacturers who raise prices…
New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including how an apparent Senate deal to address health care costs and climate change revives some of President…
Senate Democrats are lauding a deal on a spending package to reduce the deficit, lower health care costs, raise corporate taxes and combat climate change. It's a stunning development after more than a year of negotiations had failed to win…
New data out Thursday shows the U.S. economy shrank for the second straight quarter, raising concerns that the nation might be nearing, if not already in, a recession. The White House pushed back against that idea, pointing to strong job…
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