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Scoop: Manchin's red lines

Manchin’s demands would dramatically weaken one of President Biden’s signature programs to help working families. → Read More

Manchin demands progressives pick only 1 of 3 family policy priorities

Manchin is sticking to his $1.5 trillion price cap. → Read More

Kyrsten Sinema’s political allies have some free advice

Progressives hoping to find her woke side have been enraged to find her channeling the late John McCain. → Read More

Scoop: Centrists back $3.5T package

By explicitly announcing their support, they are trying to convince progressives to vote for the infrastructure bill this week. → Read More

Manchin wants to pause voting on Biden’s social-spending package until 2022

Manchin’s new timeline — if he insists on it — would disrupt plans to vote on the budget reconciliation package this month. → Read More

Biden bombs on persuading Manchin to budge on proposed $3.5T spending bill

Manchin is serious about limiting the price tag of any potential bill to $1.5 trillion. → Read More

Sinema enters Biden’s $3.5T budget battle armed with her own spreadsheets

Sinema is prepared to challenge parts of Biden's budget plan. → Read More

Warner threatens to vote against $3.5 trillion bill over housing assistance for black families

Warner’s threat is another indication that the proposal will face a variety of obstacles ahead. → Read More

Biden blames unvaccinated as he imposes mandates on 100 million Americans

He's taking a calculated risk in an effort to beat COVID-19. → Read More

Poll: Americans favor Manchin's "strategic pause" on Democrats' $3.5 trillion spending plan

The West Virginia Democrat put the brakes on the $3.5 trillion plan last week. → Read More

Sources: No Biden firings

Biden isn't inclined to fire any senior national security officials over the chaos in Kabul unless the situation drastically deteriorates. → Read More

Scoop: Manchin and Sinema advising House centrists

The two Senate Dems key to the bipartisan infrastructure deal are helping House allies trying to hold the centrist position. → Read More

Biden officials: Trump left bare cupboard on Afghanistan

Senior Biden officials said Trump had no real plan to bring all Americans home safely. → Read More

Swastika found etched into State Department elevator

"Hate has no place here at the State Department," an agency-wide notice said. → Read More

White House official, Pelosi aide test positive for COVID after attending same reception

The Pelosi staffer helped usher a delegation of Texas Democrats around the Capitol last week. → Read More

Economists unworried infrastructure will boost inflation

Endorsements from both the political and policy worlds will be key to convincing nervous lawmakers to back or stick with it. → Read More

Top White House officials heading to Senate for bipartisan infrastructure talks

It's another sign that Biden is serious about finding a compromise with GOP senators. → Read More

Biden names first political ambassadors, including for Israel and Mexico

The list shows Biden is more comfortable with politicians and Washington insiders than big-dollar donors. → Read More

Former Trump officials help Biden with Putin summit prep

The previously unreported session demonstrates the extent to which Biden wants to be well prepared. → Read More

Pro-McConnell PAC to vet Trump's 2022 primary picks

Candidate selection will be crucial to Republican efforts next year. → Read More