House Democrats Eager to Pass Some Form of Build Back Better

Posted on AllSides January 19th, 2022
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A despairing forecast for the midterm elections has panicky House Democrats focused on passing some sort of social spending and climate legislation, The Hill reported.

The House approved President Joe Biden's $2.2 trillion Build Back Better in November, but the package stalled in the Senate after moderate Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., said he could not support it amid huge national debt and rising inflation.

Now, as Biden's approval rating continues to fall, Democrats facing tough reelections want a legislative victory to tout, The Hill reported.

Progressives eager to pass social benefits and tackle climate change...

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