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Economists urge Democratic leaders to pass immigration revamp in budget reconciliation bill

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A group of economists urged congressional leadership to add a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants to a budget reconciliation bill, arguing that it would bolster the US economy, according to a letter o...

Biden takes no questions on reconciliation speech before jetting off on European trip: ‘I’ll see you in Rome’

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Biden revealed a new framework for the reconciliation bill and shared his hope to quickly pass the bipartisan infrastructure bill. However, several progressives, including House Progressive Caucus Chair Rep. Pramila ...

Joe Manchin can’t seem to say how much he wants the reconciliation bill to cost

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Here's what Joe Manchin knows: There's no way, no how, that he is voting for the proposed $ 3.5 trillion reconciliation bill being pushed by Senate Democrats. Here's what Joe Manchin appears to have no clue about: ...

Sen. Tim Scott calls Democrats’ reconciliation bill a ‘great American shakedown’

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President Biden on Friday announced a scaled back $ 1.75 trillion social spending and climate change package that still failed to win over the support of moderate Sens. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., and Joe Manchin, D-W....

Republicans may abandon infrastructure bill because Pelosi ‘linked’ it with reconciliation: GOP Rep. Johnson

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"I think Nancy Pelosi did this whole process a real disservice by linking them together so strongly and she continues to do that. And that makes it very difficult to bring Republicans to the party," Dusty Johnson, R-...

Sanders demands lower drug prices, reconciliation framework

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Sanders, I-Vt., serves as chairman of the Budget Committee, which has placed him in the prime position of negotiation between the disparate elements in the Democrat party. Notable holdouts Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., ...

Biden agenda in limbo amid ‘intense’ reconciliation talks, Dems allegedly holding infrastructure ‘hostage’

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"It's gotten completely off the rails," Maryland Republican Gov. Larry Hogan told Fox News. Hogan is a moderate who leads the group "No Labels," which worked with moderate Republicans and Democrats to push for the in...

End SARS protesters reject Lagos governor’s ‘peace walk’ reconciliation gesture

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Lagos, Nigeria The Governor of Nigeria's Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said Tuesday that his government will not inflame already heightened tensions that stemmed from a report by a judicial panel that probed the O...

Reconciliation all over again

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A version of this story appeared in CNN's What Matters newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. President Joe Biden's infrastructure push kicked off in earnest Wednesday with a speech framing hi...

Senate parliamentarian rules against Dem amnesty push in reconciliation bill

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Democrats are seeking to pass the massive spending bill via the budget reconciliation process – which allows them to avoid a Senate filibuster and pass the legislation with just 50 votes.  24 HOUSE REPUBLICANS URGE B...

Jason Momoa dashes hopes of Lisa Bonet reconciliation

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Despite speculation to the contrary, Jason Momoa says he has not reunited with Lisa Bonet. The "Aquaman" star talked to "Access Hollywood" on the Oscars red carpet about whether the two were giving their marriage an...

Parliamentarian gives Democrats potential new tool for reconciliation in early ruling

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The Senate parliamentarian has ruled that Democrats may amend the budget resolution they used for their Covid-19 relief bill and attach another set of reconciliation instructions to it, according to two sources fami...

Pelosi says Dems will pass infrastructure bill this week, can agree on reconciliation package

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"Let me just say we're going to pass the bill this week," Pelosi, D-Calif., said of the infrastructure bill on ABC's "This Week." "But you know I'm never bringing a bill to the floor that doesn't have the votes. And ...

Psaki refuses to say if Biden thinks reconciliation should replace regular order in Senate

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Budget reconciliation is a process of passing certain budget-related measures with a simple majority rather than having to get 60 votes to break a filibuster. It was used to pass the latest $ 1.9T coronavirus relief...

Politico releases 2021 version of ‘I’m Just a Bill’ that trashes filibuster, hails reconciliation

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"Having watched the infrastructure bill trying to make its way through reconciliations and vote-a-ramas, we decided it was time to revisit ‘I’m Just a Bill,'" Politico cartoonist Matt Wuerter said in the video's intr...

Prince Harry’s return to the UK sparks hope for a royal reconciliation, source says: ‘Fingers crossed’

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The Duke of Sussex was originally supposed to return in July to join his older brother Prince William for the statue unveiling honoring their late mother Princess Diana. She would have turned 60 on July 1. However, t...

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