Tag: Filibusters

Infrastructure bill fails first vote; Senate to try again

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WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans rejected an effort to begin debate on the big infrastructure deal that a bipartisan group of senators brokered with President...

Big infrastructure bill in peril as GOP threatens filibuster

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WASHINGTON — The bipartisan infrastructure deal senators brokered with President Joe Biden is hanging precariously ahead of a crucial Wednesday test vote as...

Dems hit McConnell, who says GOP won’t back debt limit boost

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WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats accused Republicans on Wednesday of a “shameless, cynical” ploy that would damage the economy and the government's credit rating after...

Biden wants spending to boost economy, but GOP to block vote

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden said his infrastructure and families agenda must be passed to sustain the economic momentum of his first six months...

EXPLAINER: How Democrats hope to enact Biden domestic agenda

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WASHINGTON — Lawmakers’ most consequential battle this year over President Joe Biden’s expansive domestic agenda will snake through a legislative maze that's eye-rolling even...

Senate Democrats take their case for voting bill to Georgia

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ATLANTA — Taking their case for a federal voting bill to Georgia, Senate Democrats argued at a field hearing on Monday that their sweeping...

Klobuchar: Infrastructure bill could include voting measures

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ATLANTA — Congressional Democrats are exploring ways to include financial incentives for states to expand voting access as part of a massive infrastructure bill,...

Top Senate Dem sets infrastructure vote, pressures lawmakers

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WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is pressuring lawmakers to reach agreement by next week on a pair of massive domestic spending measures,...

Clyburn: Biden likely working on changing filibuster rules

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — U.S. House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn said Wednesday that he feels President Joe Biden, his longtime ally, is likely working behind...

Biden pitches huge budget, says Dems will ‘get a lot done’

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden made a quick foray to the U.S. Capitol hunting support for his multitrillion-dollar agenda of infrastructure, health care and...