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Democrats Try to Move Biden’s Economic Agenda Forward

September is crunch time for Democrats racing to realize President Biden’s legacy-defining economic agenda.

Over the next three weeks, House Democrats will be in a non-stop sprint to complete work on a sweeping $3.5 trillion reconciliation package that would dramatically expand America’s social safety net, revamp its tax and energy systems — and test the party’s unity one year before the high-stakes midterm elections.

More than a dozen House committees are rushing to finish drafting and marking up key sections of the massive package so they can send them to the Budget Committee by the Sept. 15 deadline set by Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.). She suggested Wednesday that the plan is on track.

Read the source article at The Hill

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