Democrats face painful reality as priorities stumble
Senate Democrats are stumbling into the end of their first year in the majority, with two of their biggest priorities — President Biden’s spending bill and voting rights — stuck in limbo.
Democrats entered the year facing sky-high expectations about what they could accomplish, with their base pushing a lengthy to-do list after the Trump years. Instead, Democrats are on the precipice of wrapping up for the year facing the painful reality of the limits of a one-vote majority.
The setbacks fueled angst within the caucus and are poised to send...