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Here's How Democrats Get Their Domestic Agenda Through — And It's Not Easy

Posted on AllSides August 24th, 2021
From The Left
US Congress, federal budget, budget reconciliation, Infrastructure Bill
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For Democrats, getting their historic domestic agenda done was already going to be a tough needle to thread, with a narrowly divided Congress and tensions within the party itself.

But now, because of the resurgent coronavirus due to the delta variant and the chaotic U.S. withdrawal in Afghanistan, President Biden's approval rating has dropped. His reduced influence and political capital don't leave much room for error on items that might be difficult to get through Congress.

And it doesn't get much more challenging than the path Democratic leaders are going down,...

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