At last, House passes massive reconciliation package

Speaker Nancy Pelosi addresses a news conference after the House passed the Build Back Better Act at the U.S. Capitol on Friday.
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Speaker Nancy Pelosi addresses a news conference after the House passed the Build Back Better Act at the U.S. Capitol on Friday. (Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)
Posted November 19, 2021 at 11:52am

The House voted 220-213 Friday morning to send the Senate the $2.2 trillion reconciliation package — capping off overnight drama when GOP leader Kevin McCarthy stalled passage while speaking for more than eight hours.

CQ Roll Call's Jennifer Shutt and David Lerman break down the politics and economics of the bill and highlight what comes next in the Senate. 

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