Biden Admits to Shrinking Agenda; Kerry Eyes Business on Climate

President Joe Biden acknowledged that Congress will need to scale back his sweeping economic, tax, and social spending agenda from its recent $3.5 trillion target figure. Meanwhile, his chief climate envoy John Kerry lauded corporate actions on climate, amid concern that the shrinking package won’t contain promised carbon cuts and climate provisions....

What to Know in Washington: Biden Sets Climate Damage Goals

The Biden administration today released a report laying out its broad ambitions for how the federal government will seek to shield the U.S. economy and financial system from threats posed by climate change.

Senate Democrats Push for Fundraising Edge Ahead of Midterms (1)

Democratic Senate contenders are raking in cash in states where the party hopes to add seats next year despite the potential for political headwinds.

HEALTH CARE BRIEFING: Democrats Prep Shift on Drug Pricing Push

Democratic leaders say they’re eyeing a less aggressive drug pricing proposal in their broad tax and social spending package, which may offer some relief to drugmakers concerned about the original plan.

Democrats Shift Drug Pricing Expectations to Win Over Moderates

Democratic leaders say they’re eyeing a less aggressive drug pricing proposal in their broad tax and social spending package, which may offer some relief to drugmakers concerned about the original plan.

Biden Presses Agenda as Polls Sag; Schumer Tees Up Election Bill

President Joe Biden is trying to ramp up the pressure for Democratic lawmakers to finalize the size and scope of their multi-trillion dollar economic plan, as the president’s approval ratings dip. Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said he will ready a floor vote next week as Democrats again attempt to pass legislation to overhaul…

Two GOP Lawmakers Set for Redistricting-Forced Primary Matchup

Two Republican House members are set for a primary face-off next year after the West Virginia legislature approved a new congressional map that merges them into the same district.

Immigrant Protections Short of Path to Citizenship Gain Traction

Democrats are pursuing a downsized option to provide relief from deportation to millions of undocumented immigrants through sweeping tax and social spending legislation.

Vaccine Mandate Intended to Help Businesses, Labor Chief Says

Labor Secretary Marty Walsh is trying to preempt criticism of an impending private-sector vaccine mandate with a simple message: This is about employment growth, not burdens.

What to Know in Washington: Biden Goes to Climate Talks Weakened

Joe Biden has embraced climate action as no other U.S. president has, with promises to rapidly cut carbon from power grids and shift to electric cars. That would—potentially—put the country responsible for more than a quarter of greenhouse gas on the brink of dramatic decarbonization.
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