Democrats hope soaking the rich will sell Biden's spending plans

Posted on AllSides September 17th, 2021
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If Congress passes the vast reconciliation bill, voters will like what's in it. That's the Obamacare-like line some Democrats are taking as President Joe Biden steps up his campaign to pull the sprawling spending package across the finish line.

“What’s really, really important here is to emphasize how it’s being paid for,” Democratic pollster Celinda Lake told the Washington Examiner. And, she said, “you need to talk about what the money buys.”

The $3.5 trillion 10-year spending plan includes sweeping child care and eldercare provisions, climate proposals, and drug pricing controls. While the...

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