What Biden's sweeping social safety plan might include -- and what it likely won't

Posted on AllSides October 21st, 2021
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Democrats in Congress are negotiating a sweeping budget reconciliation package that is the centerpiece of President Joe Biden's domestic agenda.

The 10-year spending plan, originally priced at $3.5 trillion, marks the biggest step in the Democrats' drive to expand education, health care and child care support, as well as tackling the climate crisis and making further investments in infrastructure. But it has also raised concerns among moderate Democrats in both chambers who worry some of the elements of the package go too far and are too costly.

With only narrow majorities in both chambers of...

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