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Senate Democrats push for tax on billionaires to help fund spending plan

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden, D-Ore., questions IRS Commissioner Charles P. Rettig at a June 8, 2021 Senate Finance Committee hearing. Tom Williams | Pool | Reuters As Democrats inch closer to finalizing their social spending package, Senate......

Democrats trim Biden’s social spending plan as they rush to strike a deal this week

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President Joe Biden speaks to reporters before departing for Newark, New Jersey from the Delaware Air National Guard Base, New Castle, Delaware, U.S., October 25, 2021. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters WASHINGTON – As President Joe Biden prepares to depart......

Manchin gets closer to ‘yes’ on Dems’ $1T-plus social spending plan

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here The White House and Democratic leaders are pushing for an agreement on an outline for the bill this week, before the president leaves for an overseas trip that includes a global summit on climate change. Though most in the party......

Democrats drive toward a scaled back $1.75 trillion spending agreement

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Biden and Democratic leaders are driving toward a $1.75 trillion agreement that will unlock the votes for the separate infrastructure package — and arm Biden with two momentous legislative victories — as he departs for the world stage later......

Democrats close to agreement on spending bill

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Democrats close to agreement on spending bill – CBS News Watch CBSN Live CBS News has learned that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi plans to hold a vote on the bipartisan infrastructure bill as soon as an agreement is reached......

Pelosi says Democrats plan to have ‘agreement’ on spending bill and vote on bipartisan infrastructure bill in the next week

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The goal among Democratic leaders is to have a vote Wednesday or Thursday on the infrastructure package and send it to Biden’s desk, a source briefed on the plan says. The hope is to have a detailed agreement on......

Biden hosts Manchin in Delaware to discuss finalizing spending bill

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The meeting is unlikely to result in a final deal or even a preliminary agreement on a framework for Democrats to unveil, officials familiar with the meeting said, as a critical week for Biden’s agenda begins. Instead, it’s meant......

Democrats ‘pretty much there’ on social spending bill -Pelosi

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WASHINGTON, Oct 24 (Reuters) – Democrats have almost reached an agreement on a pared-down social spending bill that contains some of U.S. President Joe Biden’s priorities and plan to vote on that and an infrastructure bill in the coming week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Sunday. “I think we’re......

Pelosi on spending bill: ‘I think we are pretty much there now’

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Monique Beals Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiSunday shows preview: CDC signs off on ‘mix and match’ vaccine boosters Buttigieg aims to use Tucker Carlson flap to spotlight paternity leave Judge to hear Trump’s case against Jan. 6 committee in November......

Pelosi says Congress is close to a deal on Biden’s social spending plan

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here House Speaker Nancy Pelosi holds weekly press conference at the U.S. Senate in Washington D.C., United States on October 21, 2021. Yasin Ozturk | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday that Democrats are close to......

Sanders on Medicare expansion in spending package: ‘Its not coming out’

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Lexi Lonas Senate Budget Committee Chairman Bernie SandersBernie SandersOvernight Health Care — Presented by Carequest — Study finds Pfizer vaccine almost 91 percent effective for 5 to 11 year olds The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Uber –......

Dems weigh ditching Medicare expansion and paid leave in eleventh hour of social spending talks

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here One senior Democratic aide said discussions on Medicare and paid leave were “in flux” as negotiations continued through the weekend. The White House and Senate leadership aides, meanwhile, denied that the provisions were on their way out. “This is untrue,......

UK plans 8 billion pounds of extra health and education spending

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Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak meets U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen (not pictured), in London, Britain June 3, 2021. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo Health ministry to receive 5 bln stg over 3 years for R&D Further education to get 3 billion pound boost Billions more for foreign investors, regional......

Facebook And January 6, Spending Negotiations, A Guide To Vaccine News : Up First

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NPR Internal documents show Facebook employees raised alarms about “Stop the Steal” misinformation before January 6. President Biden is negotiating with fellow Democrats about the size of his social spending bill. More adults will now be able to get COVID-19 booster shots; are kids’ shots next? NPR – Click for......

Universal pre-K in focus amid spending showdown

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Universal pre-K in focus amid spending showdown – CBS News Watch CBSN Live There are new signs that congressional Democrats may be nearing an agreement on President Biden’s “Build Back Better” plan. A key part of that plan is......

Lawmakers consider new billionaires tax to help pay for $2 trillion in social spending

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here As Democrats cut President Joe Biden’s social spending package from $3.5 trillion to nearly $2 trillion, they’re also working out how to raise the revenue to pay for it. Arizona Senator Kyrsten Sinema’s opposition to raising corporate taxes and......

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer wants framework for Biden’s social spending plan set before Monday

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer aims to strike a deal on President Joe Biden‘s social safety net plan before Monday as Democrats scramble to salvage their economic agenda. “We’d like to get a framework by the end of – frankly......

Biden: Democrats’ spending plan is ‘a bigger darn deal’ than Obamacare

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Mychael Schnell President BidenJoe Biden White House: US has donated 200 million COVID-19 vaccines around the world Police recommend charges against four over Sinema bathroom protest K Street revenues boom MORE on Thursday said his Build Back Better plan......

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