Pelosi Pushes Toward Infrastructure Vote as Biden Seeks Deal (1)

Sept. 28, 2021, 4:22 PM

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is pushing Democrats toward a vote this week on a bipartisan infrastructure bill as President Joe Biden works to broker a deal with Senate moderates on a bigger package of taxes and spending.

Pelosi is banking on progressive Democrats settling for an agreement on the topline figure for the package of social programs and climate measures that encompasses the bulk of Biden’s agenda, rather than a vote on legislation this week. Her calculation is that would allow them to vote to pass the infrastructure bill they have threatened to sink.

The larger bill, with a price ...

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