Crunch time for the Democratic agenda

CQ Budget, Ep. 248

Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer, left, and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell attend a ceremony on June 8 which announced the renaming of Senate rooms in the Capitol after former Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Margaret Chase Smith. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer, left, and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell attend a ceremony on June 8 which announced the renaming of Senate rooms in the Capitol after former Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Margaret Chase Smith. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Posted July 8, 2022 at 1:10pm

Senate Democrats want to pass a downsized “Build Back Better” reconciliation package before the August recess despite a threat from Republican leader Mitch McConnell to hold up a bipartisan chip manufacturing and economic competitiveness bill in retaliation. CQ Roll Call’s David Lerman and Peter Cohn examine the legislative options for what could be a chaotic and unpredictable July work session on Capitol Hill.

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