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The American Jobs Plan (AJP) is a proposal by U.S. President Joe Biden on U.S. infrastructure over eight years.

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Senate pass bipartisan infrastructure bill

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Senate votes to advance bipartisan infrastructure bill

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework

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GOP unveil $568 billion counterproposal

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Biden unveiled details of $2.3 trillion plan

Sep 30, 2021, Thu ...
Koch Money Aims to Sink Build Back Better Bill on Climate, Welfare – Rolling Stone
The dark-money network is spending tens of millions to undermine Democrats’ effort to protect the climate and shore up the social safety net
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Sep 26, 2021, Sun ...
Congress’s hectic legislative schedule, briefly explained - Vox
Another government shutdown is looming, and the stakes are even higher than usual.
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Pelosi sets Thursday vote on passage of $1 trillion infrastructure bill
U.S. Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi said on Sunday the chamber will vote on passage of the $1 trillion infrastructure bill on Thursday.
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Sep 12, 2021, Sun ...
Joe Manchin’s Daughter Played Direct Part in EpiPen Price Inflation Scandal
A new email shows the former Mylan CEO worked with her counterpart at Pfizer to corner the market and keep costs up.
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Sep 09, 2021, Thu ...
House Panels Start Writing $3.5 Trillion Social Policy and Climate Bill - The New York Times
Five committees started drafting the components of Democrats’ far-reaching legislation in an arduous process that could take several days.
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Sep 01, 2021, Wed ...
Tommy Tuberville’s stock trades during infrastructure talks raise questions about conflicts of interest • OpenSecrets
Sen. Tommy Tuberville's stock trades during the bipartisan infrastructure talks raised questions of potential ethics violations.
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Aug 31, 2021, Tue ...
Corporate America launches massive lobbying blitz to kill key parts of Democrats’ $3.5 trillion economic plan - The Washington Post
Lobbying groups representing companies such as ExxonMobil, Pfizer and Disney are aiming to ensure they do not have to foot the bill as Democrats look to overhaul federal health-care, education and safety net programs.
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Aug 24, 2021, Tue ...
House votes to advance Biden's jobs and infrastructure plans, breaking logjam
To tame a rebellion from centrist holdouts, Democratic leaders offered a Sept. 27 deadline to vote on the Senate-passed infrastructure bill.
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House delays vote on infrastructure, budget plans
Centrist Democrats have pushed Pelosi to vote on the bipartisan infrastructure bill before the House passes a $3.5 trillion budget resolution.
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Aug 23, 2021, Mon ...
Nancy Pelosi Summons Democrats as Rifts Threaten Biden's Economic Agenda - Bloomberg
Speaker Nancy Pelosi called a meeting of House Democrats Monday as she sought to prevent an intra-party dispute from derailing her strategy for shepherding President Joe Biden’s $4.1 trillion economic agenda through Congress.
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Wall Street urges investors to prepare
Wall Street thinks moderates are bluffing and says investors should prep for both an infrastructure bill and a $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill.
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Democrats Near Showdown on Infrastructure Bill, Broader Spending Package - WSJ
The fight centers on party leaders’ strategy in yoking together two pieces of legislation: the bipartisan $1 trillion infrastructure bill and a broader $3.5 trillion package that lacks GOP support.
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House Democrats gear up for a showdown amid divisions over infrastructure strategy - CNNPolitics
Divisions among House Democrats over how to enact President Joe Biden's sweeping infrastructure agenda are poised to come to a head when lawmakers return to Washington this week, beginning with a key budget vote.
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Aug 11, 2021, Wed ...
The Senate Passes A $3.5 Trillion Budget Proposal. It's The Latest Win For Biden : NPR
The decision came hours after the Senate approved the other big chunk of Biden's objectives: a compromise $1 trillion bundle of transportation, water, broadband and other infrastructure projects.
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Aug 10, 2021, Tue ...

Senate pass bipartisan infrastructure bill

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The Senate Finally Passed an Infrastructure Bill. Here Comes the Hard Part. – Mother Jones
The Senate passed an infrastructure bill on Tuesday morning that would invest $1 trillion to rebuild the country’s aging utilities and transportation systems. The bill was backed by every Senate Democrat, and gained support from 19 Republ...
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Senate passes sweeping bipartisan infrastructure bill
House action may depend later this year on a bigger package that the Senate won't likely take up until the fall.
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Aug 09, 2021, Mon ...
Budget package includes plan for pathway to citizenship, green cards for millions | TheHill
Democrats’ $3.5 trillion budget resolution package instructs lawmakers to chart a pathway to citizenship for millions of people while investing in border security.
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Aug 08, 2021, Sun ...
Infrastructure Vote Timetable Extends as Senate Debate Slows - Bloomberg
A slow-going Senate debate over a broad $550 billion infrastructure package spilled into Sunday and could go on for days yet, with lawmakers unable to agree on which final changes to consider.
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Aug 07, 2021, Sat ...
Senate votes to advance Biden's $1T infrastructure bill
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate moved closer to passing a $1 trillion infrastructure package Saturday after lawmakers from both parties came together and voted to clear a key procedural hurdle, but the action soon stalled out as opponents ...
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Aug 02, 2021, Mon ...
Cryptocurrency Industry Wins Concessions in Infrastructure Bill - The New York Times
Cryptocurrency lobbyists had expressed alarm at the prospect of far-reaching scrutiny from the I.R.S.
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Aug 01, 2021, Sun ...
Senators hope to wrap up draft of infrastructure bill Sunday
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate will reconvene in a rare weekend session on Sunday as negotiators work on the text of a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill. Despite the delays, two senators predicted that the text would be released wi...
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Jul 29, 2021, Thu ...
As Senate brings infrastructure deal to the floor, lobbying groups spend big • OpenSecrets
The Senate voted to bring a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill to a final vote. The vote comes after 16 of 23 organizations that supported the bill spent a combined $29.5 million on lobbying in the second quarter this year.
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What’s in the new infrastructure bill — and why it’s a big deal - Vox
The bill would genuinely impact many people’s lives.
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Jul 28, 2021, Wed ...

Senate votes to advance bipartisan infrastructure bill

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The Infrastructure Plan: What’s In and What’s Out - The New York Times
Comparing the infrastructure plan President Biden proposed in March with the one the Senate may take up soon.
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Infrastructure vote: Senate advances bipartisan bill
The Senate voted to move forward with a bipartisan infrastructure spending bill, which starts the process of debate and amendment.
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Jul 22, 2021, Thu ...
What's next for bipartisan bill
The bipartisan infrastructure plan backed by President Biden failed to advance in the Senate, but it could see another vote Monday.
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Jul 21, 2021, Wed ...
Senate Republicans rebuff consideration of bipartisan infrastructure bill
The bipartisan group of senators negotiating the measure insist they are close to the finish line on how to finance the $579 billion package.
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Jul 20, 2021, Tue ...
Schumer defends tight infrastructure deadline as GOP threatens to tank key vote
Schumer argued that an upcoming procedural vote to move forward with the infrastructure bill is merely a starting point and not a final deadline.
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Jul 19, 2021, Mon ...
GOP: Bipartisan infrastructure deal has 'no chance' on Wednesday
Senate Republicans revolted on Monday against opening debate on infrastructure while a bipartisan bill is still being written, lining up in opposition to a squeeze play by Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.
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Jul 14, 2021, Wed ...
Senate Democrats unveil $3.5 trillion infrastructure reconciliation plan, while progressive groups take aim at moderates • OpenSecrets
Senate Democrats drafted a supplemental infrastructure plan to pass through reconciliation. But they may not have all 50 Democrats on board.
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Senate Democrats reveal $3.5 trillion plan to invest in health care, climate change and more
"If we pass this, this is the most profound change to help American families in generations," said Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.
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Jul 09, 2021, Fri ...
Senate may work into August to pass infrastructure plan
Democrats are trying to pass a bipartisan infrastructure plan and a broader bill to address child care and climate change in the coming weeks.
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Jul 07, 2021, Wed ...
Democrats race to push bipartisan infrastructure bill through Senate
The White House’s long sought-after bipartisan infrastructure deal could hit the Senate floor as early as the week of July 19, according to multiple House and Senate Democratic sources with knowledge of the conversations.
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Jul 06, 2021, Tue ...
Civilian Climate Corps would be a win-win for climate and equity | The Seattle Times
Let's create a Civilian Climate Corps – a national mobilization to put hundreds of thousands of people to work responding to climate impacts and building an equitable clean-energy economy.
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Jul 01, 2021, Thu ...
Exxon Lobbyist Caught On Sting Video Describes Anti-Climate Moves : NPR
Exxon Mobil has condemned the comments of one of its lobbyists who was secretly recorded by undercover climate activists. He discussed urging lawmakers to weaken President Biden's infrastructure bill.
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Jun 30, 2021, Wed ...
In Video, Exxon Lobbyist Describes Efforts to Undercut Climate Action - The New York Times
On the tape, made in a Greenpeace sting, he described working with “shadow groups” to fight climate science, and detailed efforts to weaken President Biden’s proposals to burn less oil.
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Democrat Murphy warns 'no path' on bipartisan infrastructure deal without additions
President Joe Biden has tried to get Republicans on board, but Democrats have begun to express opposition to some elements.
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Jun 29, 2021, Tue ...
GOP Congressman on bipartisanship: We want "18 more months of chaos and the inability to get stuff done" https://t.co/yvsGTNkDGB" / Twitter
GOP Congressman on bipartisanship: We want "18 more months of chaos and the inability to get stuff done" https://t.co/yvsGTNkDGB
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Biden Kicks Off Sales Tour to Salvage Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal - The New York Times
An event in rural Wisconsin was meant to show liberals that the agreement was sufficiently ambitious — while assuring moderates that the president remained committed to the deal.
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Biden’s infrastructure deal proves bipartisanship can’t deliver - Vox
The deal shows the limits of bipartisanship in Congress.
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Jun 27, 2021, Sun ...
Manchin Supports $2 Trillion Democratic-Only Infrastructure Bill That's Paid for
Manchin wants to slash the proposed $6 trillion in infrastructure spending being weighed by Bernie Sanders and Senate Democrats.
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Infrastructure: GOP senators say deal can go forward after Biden walkback
President Joe Biden has walked back comments that he'd refuse to sign the infrastructure deal unless it came in tandem with a reconciliation package.
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Jun 24, 2021, Thu ...

Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework

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Biden, senators agree to infrastructure deal
Biden and Democrats will pursue separate legislation to try to pass "human infrastructure" proposals Republicans oppose.
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FACT SHEET: President Biden Announces Support for the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework | The White House
Today, President Biden and Vice President Harris announced their support for the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework, the largest long-term investment in
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Manchin says Democratic-only infrastructure bill 'inevitable' | TheHill
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) said on Thursday that it was "inevitable" that Democrats would move forward with a separate, Democrat-only infrastructure package — it was just a question of what the size and scope will be. "Reconciliation i...
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Pelosi vows no vote on bipartisan deal without Senate action on reconciliation | TheHill
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday said the House will not vote on a bipartisan infrastructure deal until the Senate also passes a larger package of Democratic priorities that can evade a GOP filibuster.
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Jun 22, 2021, Tue ...
Business groups urge Biden to embrace bipartisan infrastructure package | TheHill
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Business Roundtable and No Labels on Tuesday urged President Biden to continue infrastructure negotiations with Republicans in a joint statement.
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Jun 20, 2021, Sun ...
Sanders won't back infrastructure deal with more gas taxes, electric vehicle fees - POLITICO
His statement demonstrates the risk of Democrats losing support from the left.
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Jun 15, 2021, Tue ...
Schumer to trigger reconciliation process on Wednesday | TheHill
Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) says he will convene a meeting with all 11 Democratic members of the Senate Budget Committee on Wednesday to begin the process for passing a budget resolution, paving the way for Democrats to ...
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Jun 05, 2021, Sat ...
G-7 finance ministers strike landmark deal on taxing multinationals, tech giants
The accord will see a global minimum 15 percent corporate tax rate that would apply to overseas profits made by some firms.
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Jun 04, 2021, Fri ...
White House rejects GOP infrastructure counteroffer, saying it does not meet Biden's objectives - CNNPolitics
President Joe Biden on Friday rejected a new counteroffer made by Republicans on infrastructure despite a $50 billion increase in spending, telling the GOP's key negotiator that the new offer did not meet his policy goals.
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House Democrats announce infrastructure bill amid Biden negotiations - CBS News
House Democrats unveiled a $547 billion surface transportation bill that addresses priorities in Biden's American Jobs Plan.
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Jun 03, 2021, Thu ...
Manchin isn't ready to support Democrats passing infrastructure on their own | TheHill
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) said Thursday that he doesn't yet support Democrats trying to go it alone to pass an infrastructure package, even as a growing number of his colleagues are running out of patience.
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Joe Biden offers to keep tax cuts intact to pay for infrastructure
President Biden's new offer to pay for infrastructure would look to end tax loopholes for corporations but not raise the corporate tax rate.
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Jun 02, 2021, Wed ...
Democrats' reconciliation strategy dealt blow by Senate parliamentarian
Senate rules referee says special procedure to pass multiple filibuster-proof bills should be reserved for ‘extraordinary circumstances.’
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May 28, 2021, Fri ...
Biden budget reiterates 43.4% top capital gains tax rate for millionaires
President Joe Biden issued a budget proposal Friday that called for a 39.6% top capital gains tax rate, in line with what had been previously proposed.
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Biden's $6 trillion budget proposal calls for surge in domestic spending, higher taxes
The president wants trillions on infrastructure, free pre-K and community college, and increases to domestic programs aimed at boosting public health and help for the poor.
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May 27, 2021, Thu ...
Senate GOP unveils its $928 billion infrastructure counteroffer
Senate Republicans made a $928 billion counteroffer to Biden after the president proposed a $1.7 trillion infrastructure package.
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May 24, 2021, Mon ...
Infrastructure talks hit snag as Republicans reject Biden's new offer
The setback raises major doubts over Biden's goal to pass a sweeping infrastructure bill with support from Republicans.
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May 22, 2021, Sat ...
Senators Reach Bipartisan Deal on U.S. Highway Funding Package - Bloomberg
A group of Senators said they reached a bipartisan agreement on highway funding a day after Republicans rejected the Biden administration’s trimmed-down $1.7 trillion infrastructure proposal.
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Carper, Capito, Cardin, and Cramer Announce Bipartisan Surface Transportation Bill
The top Democrats and Republicans on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee reached agreement on the surface transportation reauthorization bill, which would provide $304 billion in funding for highways, roads and bridges
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May 10, 2021, Mon ...
Mitch McConnell says bill should cost up to $800 billion
Sen. Mitch McConnell is set to discuss infrastructure with President Joe Biden and congressional leaders on Wednesday.
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Apr 22, 2021, Thu ...

GOP unveil $568 billion counterproposal

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Mar 31, 2021, Wed ...

Biden unveiled details of $2.3 trillion plan

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