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Democrats Search for Path Forward on Biden’s Economic Agenda

  • Party forced to regroup after Manchin torpedoed negotiations
  • Climate and social programs were to be campaign centerpiece
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Democrats Aim to Restart Biden’s Stalled Economic Agenda
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Senate Democrats begin the new year Monday seeking a path forward on President Joe Biden’s stalled domestic economic agenda, hoping to pass a slimmed-down version before midterm election campaigns begin.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is vowing to bring a revised version of the $2 trillion tax, climate and spending package to the floor for a vote as soon as this month, despite unresolved differences within his party that have stalled the legislation.