US domestic policy

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House to aim to vote on infrastructure and reconciliation bills next week, Hoyer says – live
Majority leader aims for votes next week as Pelosi says Democrats nearing deal on reconciliation package – follow the day’s news

Joan E Greve in Washington

22, Oct, 2021 @6:34 PM

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Biden visits home town of Scranton to pitch huge investment agenda – as it happened
President speaks at critical moment for domestic proposals on infrastructure, climate and healthcare – follow the latest politics news

Maanvi Singh (now) and Joan E Greve (earlier)

20, Oct, 2021 @11:59 PM

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Buttigieg warns Manchin of resistance to Biden’s climate plan: ‘It will cost lives’
White House has said clean energy provisions likely to be dropped from bill to secure support of Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema

Richard Luscombe

17, Oct, 2021 @3:43 PM

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Manchin hits back at Sanders criticism in fight over Biden investment plan
Vermont senator chides Manchin over lack of support for bill as progressive-centrist impasse holds up Biden’s reform agenda

Edward Helmore

16, Oct, 2021 @2:07 PM

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House approves short-term deal to extend US debt ceiling by $480bn – as it happened
President set to sign deal to extend debt limit through early December – follow all the latest news

Maanvi Singh (now), Joanna Walters and Gloria Oladipo (earlier)

13, Oct, 2021 @12:15 AM

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Fauci: US must not ‘prematurely declare victory’ over Covid
White House medical adviser tells CNN vaccinated Americans will be able to get out and enjoy Halloween

Martin Pengelly in New York

10, Oct, 2021 @5:53 PM

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Who is Kyrsten Sinema? Friends and foes ponder an Arizona Senate enigma
Democrat’s commitment to bipartisanship and reluctance to explain position on Biden spending plans contribute to mounting frustrations – and a possible primary challenge

Lauren Gambino in Washington

10, Oct, 2021 @2:37 PM

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Supreme court, Facebook, Fed: three horsemen of democracy’s apocalypse | Robert Reich
These unaccountable bodies hold increasing sway over US government. Their abuses of power affect us all

Robert Reich

10, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Schumer ‘poisoned the well’ over debt limit, McConnell says in insult-laden letter
Republican leader lashes out in letter and call to Biden after criticism from own party over deal with Democrats

Martin Pengelly and agencies

09, Oct, 2021 @12:15 PM

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Progressive Democrats draw strength from muscle-flexing in Congress
The left of the party is celebrating holding firm on insisting on both parts of Biden’s domestic agenda over centrist objections

Joan E Greve in Washington

09, Oct, 2021 @8:45 AM

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Biden’s signature bill isn’t that expensive. It’s a drop in the bucket | Ben Davis
Even after passing reconciliation as is, the US welfare state would still be a small investment by the standards of world economies

Ben Davis

07, Oct, 2021 @10:19 AM

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Biden says $3.5tn infrastructure bill provides a ‘blue-collar blueprint’ – as it happened
Debt ceiling deadline looms as Washington stalemate grinds on

Maanvi Singh (now) and Vivian Ho (earlier)

06, Oct, 2021 @12:02 AM

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