"Schumer Steps On The Gas To Move Biden Agenda"

"Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is raising the pressure on his own party to get President Biden’s spending bill on track to pass the chamber by Christmas.

Facing skepticism about the aggressive timeline, Schumer used a letter to his caucus on Monday to double down on his plan to get the social and climate spending bill, which is at the heart of Democrats’ legislative agenda, through a 50-50 Senate in a matter of weeks.

Democrats are barreling toward a self-imposed deadline on the spending bill even as they face a packed year-end schedule that includes a sweeping defense bill, raising the nation's debt ceiling and pressure to find a path forward on stalemated voting rights legislation."

Jordain Carney reports for The Hill December 6, 2021.


"Spending Bill Hits Crucial Stretch As ‘Byrd Baths’ Begin" (E&E News)

"Big Week For Reconciliation As Dems Look To Finish Changes" (E&E News)

"Senate Revs Up Work On $2 Trillion Spending Proposal, Aiming To Complete Vote On Biden-Backed Bill Before Christmas" (Washington Post)

Source: The Hill, 12/07/2021