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Free community college. Universal pre-K. Dental benefits for senior citizens. Paid family leave. Which ones will survive? President Joe Biden and congressional Democrats face the daunting task of paring their $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation plan, which contains all these measures and more, to appease the moderate wing of their party. ...
Senate Democrats indicated Wednesday that they planned to accept Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s offer for a short-term suspension of the debt ceiling, with some claiming the Kentucky Republican had “caved” following a tense standoff on Capitol Hill. ...
Sen. Mitch McConnell says he is offering to allow Democrats to raise the debt limit into December to allow them to use the reconciliation process to raise the debt ceiling. NBC News' Leigh Ann Caldwell reports. ...
Democrats have seized on the California oil spill as an opportunity to renew calls for offshore oil drilling to be banned. ...

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