A Hectic Week On The Hill As The Finish Line Comes Into Sight—For Real, This Time

October 25, 2021
US President Joe Biden (L) and US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (R) (D-CA) depart after meeting with House Democratic Caucus at the US Capitol in Washington, DC on October 1, 2021. - President Biden headed to Con... US President Joe Biden (L) and US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (R) (D-CA) depart after meeting with House Democratic Caucus at the US Capitol in Washington, DC on October 1, 2021. - President Biden headed to Congress to energize Democrats negotiating for a second day on getting his domestic spending agenda off the ground, or risk crippling political failure. The unusual presidential visit to Capitol Hill follows weeks of trips by party leaders in the other direction to the White House as Biden tries to get two ambitious spending plans passed into law. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP) (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images) MORE LESS
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October 25, 2021

Strap in, everyone. We’re in for quite a ride.

Democratic leaders are scrambling to conclude negotiations over the reconciliation bill for President Joe Biden’s sweeping Build Back Better plan this week and also put the bipartisan infrastructure bill (BIF) to a House vote this week.

The pressure’s on, especially given Biden’s upcoming trip to the international climate change summit in Glasgow on November 1. The President has told his fellow Democrats that he wants to have a deal on reconciliation clinched before then.

Follow our live coverage below.

More Less

Strap in, everyone. We’re in for quite a ride.

Democratic leaders are scrambling to conclude negotiations over the reconciliation bill for President Joe Biden’s sweeping Build Back Better plan this week and also put the bipartisan infrastructure bill (BIF) to a House vote this week.

The pressure’s on, especially given Biden’s upcoming trip to the international climate change summit in Glasgow on November 1. The President has told his fellow Democrats that he wants to have a deal on reconciliation clinched before then.

Follow our live coverage below.

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