We-Have-No-Idea-What’s-Gonna-Happen-Either Bloggin’

September 30, 2021
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) speak to the media at the Capitol on November 28, 2017. (SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)
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September 30, 2021

Maybe you haven’t noticed, but things have gotten quite chaotic with Democrats’ infrastructure push and, you know, keeping the government running.

Democratic leaders are left with few options after Republican senators shot down their government funding bill that would avoid the looming shutdown on Friday and raise the national debt limit. Failing to do the later would lead to an economic disaster next month, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen warned.

Meanwhile, Democrats are still wrestling over infrastructure legislation after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) effectively de-linked the bipartisan bill from the $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill that moderates have kicked up a storm over. Pelosi has scheduled a vote on the bipartisan legislation for tomorrow, and progressive Democrats have threatened to sink it if the reconciliation bill isn’t ready for a vote at the same time, per the initial agreement within the caucus.

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Maybe you haven’t noticed, but things have gotten quite chaotic with Democrats’ infrastructure push and, you know, keeping the government running.

Democratic leaders are left with few options after Republican senators shot down their government funding bill that would avoid the looming shutdown on Friday and raise the national debt limit. Failing to do the later would lead to an economic disaster next month, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen warned.

Meanwhile, Democrats are still wrestling over infrastructure legislation after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) effectively de-linked the bipartisan bill from the $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill that moderates have kicked up a storm over. Pelosi has scheduled a vote on the bipartisan legislation for tomorrow, and progressive Democrats have threatened to sink it if the reconciliation bill isn’t ready for a vote at the same time, per the initial agreement within the caucus.

Follow our live coverage below:

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