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Budget reconciliation package outline set at $3.5 trillion

CQ Budget, Ep. 209

Sen. Joe Manchin III, D-W. Va., is one of several moderate Democrats who want more details on the $3.5 trillion price tag for the budget reconciliation package.
Sen. Joe Manchin III, D-W. Va., is one of several moderate Democrats who want more details on the $3.5 trillion price tag for the budget reconciliation package. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Senate Democrats agreed this week to work toward a $3.5 trillion reconciliation package, which would fund major programs President Joe Biden proposed in his economic plans. CQ Roll Call’s Jennifer Shutt and David Lerman discuss the plan, Democratic unity around the package and the likely long voting sessions ahead.

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