"See where they get their money, how many of them get their money from the pharmaceutical industry and the executives there," Sen. Sanders said.
John McCain's actions mistakenly landed him the title of "maverick." Kyrsten Sinema wishes that could be her.
A new analysis shows that, in every state, the bill would save a family of four with an infant in full-time care a minimum on $6,000 a year.
The CBO projects that the US will spend about twice as much on the military over the next decade than the Democrats' social spending proposals.
Biden argued it would ultimately be up to McConnell to decide if the US defaulted on its debt. He said "a meteor" was about to crash into the economy.
If the House deciding to alter the fabric of time doesn't make sense, it shouldn't. Only in Congress can time be warped for political gain.
After reporters got leaked details of a caucus meeting, Rep. Jared Huffman said a member was trying to portray Democrats as in "disarray."
"That would be a shame, because we're so close to leveling the playing field for so many students," Education Sec. Miguel Cardona told Politico.
The standoff could have huge knock-on effects, jeopardizing the infrastructure bill, not to mention the prospect of defaulting on the debt.
The Democratic senator from Arizona has angered liberals by opposing President Joe Biden's $3.5 trillion spending package for unclear reasons.
Sen. Joe Manchin is heavily invested in the energy industry, raking in $500,000 in 2020 from an energy firm he founded in 1988.
"Elect more liberals," Manchin told reporters on Thursday, explaining that he doesn't agree with spending $3.5 trillion on the reconciliation effort.
Manchin presented Chuck Schumer with a document proposing a $1.5 trillion topline bill in July. In late September, he says it's all the US can afford.
Pelosi's bet made a rival of Bernie Sanders: "If there is a vote, I hope it fails." Progressives say they won't back Biden's bill until there's a social spending deal.
"Last call, 3 and a half - Oh! 4 trillion dollars," the Missouri congressman said on the House floor. "And I have sold it for $4.3 trillion."
Sanders is now the strongest progressive voice urging a no vote. Sen. Elizabeth Warren echoed his comments to reporters: "We had a deal."
Speaker Nancy Pelosi will try to pass the bipartisan deal on roads and bridges before the progressive reconciliation package. AOC wants to know more.