Can Joe Biden’s agenda really cost zero dollars? A guide to the bills and the numbers

Posted on AllSides September 30th, 2021
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ANALYSIS

It’s crunch time for President Joe Biden and the Democrats. On top of keeping the government funded past September, and raising the federal debt limit so Washington can pay its bills, Democrats are confronting two pieces of legislation that will define them as they head into the 2022 midterms.

There is the bipartisan infrastructure bill, and there is the multi-trillion dollar reconciliation bill, often called the Build Back Better Act. The latter funds a number of Democratic priorities, including universal preschool for 3- and 4-year-olds, a national paid family and medical...

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