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Schumer to push Senate forward on bipartisan infrastructure bill, budget resolution this week

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is flanked by Senators’ Patty Murray (D-WA), Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) as he talks to reporters following the Senate Democrats weekly policy lunch at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S.,......

Want to say ‘I do’ on a budget? As the economy rebounds, city halls reopen for weddings

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Image Source | Getty Images There’s some good news for those looking to get married on a budget: City and town halls are back in the nuptials business. Wedding bells will be ringing again, for example, at the New York......

How Senate Democrats’ $3.5 trillion budget addresses climate change

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and President Joe Biden arrive at the U.S. Capitol for a Senate Democratic luncheon on July 14, 2021. Drew Angerer | Getty Images News | Getty Images President Joe Biden and Senate Democrats have......

Democrats Push a Budget to Fulfill Biden’s Aggressive Economic Ambitions

New York Times
WASHINGTON — The $3.5 trillion budget blueprint that Democrats unveiled in the Senate this week promises to reshape the government’s role in the economy, in ways President Biden and his party have called essential to rebuilding the American middle class, lifting people out of poverty and tackling the threat of......

Democrats’ Budget Deal, Report Finds FBI Failures In Nassar Case, EU Climate Plan : Up First

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NPR The sweeping $3.5 trillion resolution has a long way to go before passage, but the White House lauded it as a “breakthrough” on one of President Biden’s major legislative priorities. Also, an internal report sharply criticized the F.B.I.’s handling of the sexual abuse case involving Larry Nassar, the former......

Democrats unveil $3.5 trillion budget to fulfill Biden agenda

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Democrats unveil $3.5 trillion budget to fulfill Biden agenda – CBS News Watch CBSN Live President Biden held a high-stakes meeting with Senate Democrats as he seeks support for a $3.5 trillion spending plan. Kris Van Cleave has the......

Democrats Roll Out $3.5 Trillion Budget to Fulfill Biden’s Broad Agenda

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Senator Joe Manchin III of West Virginia, the centrist Democrat whose support might be determinative, told reporters after lunch with the president that he had concerns about some of the climate language. But he did not rule out supporting the budget proposal or the subsequent package. Senator Kyrsten Sinema, Democrat......

Democrats’ $3.5 trillion budget package funds family programs, clean energy and Medicare expansion

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, a Democrat from New York, speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, May 28, 2021. Stefani Reynolds | Bloomberg | Getty Images WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats released......

Climate, immigration, Medicare lead progressive highlights in Dems’ $3.5T budget plan

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here “Let me be clear — this is a huge bill. This is a complicated bill. This is a transformative bill,” Sanders told reporters after lunch. “In some cases, it doesn’t provide all the funding that I would like right now.”......

Democrats’ $3.5 trillion budget package funds family programs, clean energy and Medicare expansion

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, a Democrat from New York, speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, May 28, 2021. Stefani Reynolds | Bloomberg | Getty Images WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats released......

Biden to rally Senate Democrats on spending goals after they reach $3.5 trillion budget deal

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Joe Biden is set to meet with the Senate Democratic caucus Wednesday to shore up support for his sweeping infrastructure and economic investment goals, hours after the lawmakers announced they had reached an agreement on a multitrillion-dollar budget resolution.......

Democrats’ next political high-wire act: Selling their $3.5T budget deal

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Even as they closed in on their budget agreement, Senate Democrats knew that a deal among Budget panel members wouldn’t guarantee support among their entire caucus. Biden’s appearance at their Wednesday lunch meeting is aimed at helping things along. “The......

Vice President Harris On Voting Rights, Democratic Budget Deal, Haiti Investigation : Up First

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NPR In an interview with NPR, Vice President Kamala Harris suggested that she has talked to senators about exceptions to the legislative filibuster in order to advance legislation on voting rights. Also, Senate Democrats say they have reached a budget agreement among themselves that envisions spending an enormous $3.5 trillion......

Democrats Propose $3.5 Trillion Budget to Advance With Infrastructure Deal

New York Times
WASHINGTON — Top Democrats announced on Tuesday evening that they had reached agreement on an expansive $3.5 trillion budget blueprint, including plans to pour money into addressing climate change and expanding Medicare among an array of other Democratic priorities, that they plan to advance alongside a bipartisan infrastructure deal. Combined......

Senate Democrats announce $3.5 trillion budget agreement

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Washington – Senate Democrats announced late Tuesday that they’d reached a budget agreement envisioning spending an enormous $3.5 trillion over the coming decade, paving the way for their drive to pour federal resources into climate change, health care and......

Democrats Propose $3.5 Trillion Budget to Advance With Infrastructure Deal

New York Times
WASHINGTON — Top Democrats announced on Tuesday evening that they had reached agreement on an expansive $3.5 trillion budget blueprint, including plans to pour money into addressing climate change and expanding Medicare among an array of other Democratic priorities, that they plan to advance alongside a bipartisan infrastructure deal. Combined......

Senate Democrats announce agreement on $3.5 trillion top line for sweeping budget package

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced the agreement after emerging from a late-night meeting at the US Capitol, flanked by Budget Chairman Bernie Sanders of Vermont and others on the committee. “The budget resolution with instructions will be $3.5......

Wealthy Ohio State Lawmakers to Gain From Income Tax Cuts in Budget, Average Ohioan Will Save $75

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click to enlarge Photo by Jake Zuckerman Ohio Statehouse Some of the wealthiest state lawmakers stand to save thousands of dollars annually on their taxes thanks to changes they enacted in the state budget. Lawmakers lowered tax rates for all income earners and raised the minimum threshold at which Ohioans......

Sweden’s Lofven re-elected PM but budget blockage may force him to quit anew

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Sweden’s interim Prime Minister Stefan Lofven speaks during a news conference with Speaker of the Swedish parliament Andreas Norlen in Stockholm, Sweden, July 5, 2021. Stefan Jerrevang/TT News Agency/via REUTERS STOCKHOLM, July 7 (Reuters) – Swedish Social Democrat leader Stefan Lofven was re-elected as prime minister by parliament on Wednesday,......

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