President Biden, congressional Democrats and even some Republicans are remolding Hurricane Ida as justification for Congress to approve the bipartisan infrastructure bill.
Handicapping chances for Democratic or Republican control of the House heading into the 2022 midterms is unclear as states are undertaking the once-a-decade effort to "redraw" the lines of congressional districts.
Republicans will excoriate them, for sure. But if things turn out the way Democrats want, they will have made law and entrenched their policies for years to come.
If Democrats are going to pass their $3.5 trillion social spending plan – and even the bipartisan infrastructure bill – they likely need to worry about Democrats who are not Sens.
Expect Senate Democrats to use a potential standoff over the debt ceiling, voting rights and even the Parliamentarian’s decision that immigration reform doesn't qualify for a budget bill as a way to make the case to modify the filibuster.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is tailoring her public comments about the debt ceiling, government shutdown, social spending bill, infrastructure packages to a very specific audience: House Democrats who she needs to court to secure their votes.
On Capitol Hill, left-wing lawmakers and a faction of centrists are "together" when it comes to big concepts like major upgrades in infrastructure and even a substantial social spending plan.
Democrats and Republicans forged what appeared to be a compromise on the debt ceiling Wednesday.
When it comes to subpoenas and “contempt of Congress,” Capitol Hill is kind of like a gym.
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