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“Sometimes you have to make it too convenient so that people can’t say no.”
The senator is willing to break a few eggs, over easy, to get Democrats back on track to their working-class roots.
House progressives say they can bring down the bipartisan bill if they do not get their priorities too, but as White House lobbying steps up, other Democrats have different ideas.
Republicans talk a good game about families. And then stiff them.
President Biden’s funding request to Congress lays out his economic ambitions, with proposals for significant new spending in areas like infrastructure, education and the environment.
President Biden met with the Republican and Democratic leaders of the House and the Senate in a bid to “reach some consensus,” he said.
His message is that the private sector alone cannot provide security and comfort to the vast majority of Americans.
The South Carolina senator did not offer a comprehensive alternative to President Biden’s education and child-care plans. Instead, he called them “big-government waste.”
President Biden’s proposal calls for community college to be free for all Americans, which may relieve some of the burdens saddling low-income and working-class college students.