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Environmental groups ask Congress to fund billions of dollars in climate measures in reconciliation

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As Democratic lawmakers begin crafting a massive $ 3.5 trillion budget reconciliation package this week, a coalition of prominent environmental groups is asking them to include between $ 577 billion and $ 746 bil...

Climate measures in reconciliation, infrastructure bills will mostly meet Biden’s emissions goals, Schumer says

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An analysis from Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer's office estimates that combined, the bipartisan infrastructure bill and $ 3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill can meet the majority of President Joe Biden'...

House progressives won’t back infrastructure deal without $3.5T reconciliation package

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In a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, leading progressives cautioned a "majority" of the 96-member caucus would withhold a "yes" vote if the $ 1 trillion bipartisan deal...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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