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The Democrats Are Now Debating Which “Chunks” of Build Back Better to Save

4 monthes ago   |   By The New Republic

Shortly before Christmas, Senate Democrats, who had spent the previous few months trying and failing to pass the Build Back Better Act through reconciliation, decided to pull a switcheroo : Instead of passing Biden's social spending bill, they would turn their attention to an urgently needed voting rights bill. Fast forward a month, and Senate Democrats have now failed to pass voting rights legislation and a rules change that would have allowed them to approve the measure by a simple majority vote. Although Democrats insist the work continues on voting rights, and a bipartisan group is...
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