Kelsey Snell

Kelsey Snell appears in the following:

Congress Faces A Week of Critical Deadlines

Monday, September 27, 2021

Democrats must untangle a potential government shutdown Thursday, a potential federal default, a vote on a $1 trillion infrastructure bill and a related vote on as much as $3.5 trillion in spending.

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What To Know About The High-Stakes Congressional Standoff

Saturday, September 25, 2021

The U.S. government is facing the possibility of having to shut down on Thursday evening. On Capitol Hill, talks to avoid that are getting increasingly complicated.

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White House, House Democrats Agree On A Framework To Pay For Their Spending Plan

Friday, September 24, 2021

House leaders on Thursday announced an agreement with the White House on a loose framework for how they will pay for their spending package. No specifics were announced about the framework.

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Democrats Say They Agree On A Loose Framework To Pay For Their Spending Agenda

Thursday, September 23, 2021

As Democrats scramble to move forward on President Biden's social spending agenda, leaders say they have reached agreement on a framework to pay for it.

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Democrats Are Split Over Biden's $3.5 Trillion Spending Plan

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Moderate and progressive Democrats are at an impasse over the size of the reconciliation package. Some of them met with President Biden at the White House.

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Democrats Face Uncertain Path To Avoid Fiscal Calamity

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Democrats have just over a week to come up with a plan to avoid a government shutdown after tying a spending bill to a suspension of the federal debt limit.

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Congress Is Locked In A Familiar Standoff That Could Have Big Economic Consequences

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

The House on Tuesday passed a bill to extend current spending levels through Dec. 3 and suspend the cap on federal debt through 2022. But Senate Republicans oppose it and show no signs of budging.

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Democrats And Republicans Are In A Fight Over Federal Spending

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

The government is about to run out of borrowing power — risking the possibility of a federal default that could create harmful ripples throughout the economy as soon as next month.

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To Fund The $3.5 Trillion Budget Plan, Democrats Aim To Undo Trump Tax Cuts

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Democrats are finalizing plans to fund President Biden's domestic agenda, largely by rolling back tax cuts for wealthy people and corporations passed by Republicans during the Trump years.

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A $3.5 Trillion Question: What Is Budget Reconciliation? Here's An Explainer

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Democrats are hoping to use a maneuver called budget reconciliation to pass a big $3.5 trillion economic plan over Republican objections. Here's what you need to know about the process.

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Democrats Hope To Undo Many Trump Tax Cuts To Fund Biden's $3.5 Trillion Budget Plan

Monday, September 13, 2021

A key House Democrat released a plan to increase taxes on corporations and top earners to help offset some of the cost of a plan for child care, community college and many other programs.

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Bernie Sanders Is Off To The Midwest, Aiming To Win Voters Over On The Spending Plan

Friday, August 27, 2021

Budget Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders is off to Indiana and Iowa to sell voters on the $3.5 trillion spending plan. His goal is to convince them that big federal spending can improve their lives.

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Lawmakers In The House Narrowly Approved A $3.5 Trillion Budget Blueprint

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

The approval of the budget resolution follows an impasse between House leaders and centrist Democrats that threatened to derail progress on the vast majority of President Biden's domestic agenda.

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House Narrowly Approves $3.5 Trillion Budget Blueprint

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Speaker Nancy Pelosi pushed through a $3.5 trillion budget framework Tuesday after an impasse with centrist Democrats threatened to derail progress on President Biden's domestic agenda.

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An Impasse In The House Threatens To Derail A Part Of Biden's Domestic Agenda

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

House Democratic leaders aim to get President Biden's multi-trillion-dollar budget plan over a key hurdle. Voting came to a standstill Monday night as negotiations continue with moderate lawmakers.

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The Main Obstacle For Biden's Spending Plans? Members Of His Own Party

Monday, August 23, 2021

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is hoping to placate moderates as she moves to get a vote on a $3.5 trillion budget resolution. There are few signs that she'll be successful.

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The Senate Approves The $1 Trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill In A Historic Vote

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

The vote is a victory for a group of bipartisan Senate negotiators who worked with the White House to craft the agreement. The measure faces an uphill path in the House.

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Democrats Count On Rare Bipartisan Votes To Pass Infrastructure Measure

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

The U.S. Senate is poised to pass a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill, before moving ahead to a $3.5 trillion spending effort that would encompass much of President Biden's domestic agenda.

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Senate Democrats Roll Child Care And Immigration Into A $3.5T Budget Framework

Monday, August 09, 2021

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer unveiled the plan that would begin a lengthy process of writing partisan spending bills. The plan omits the debt ceiling, which must be increased by Oct. 1.

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The Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Advances In The Senate

Saturday, August 07, 2021

The 67-27 vote clears the way for final Senate consideration and a looming showdown with progressive Democrats in the House.

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