Month: September 2021

A Failure on Infrastructure Would Be a Failure of Leadership

The fate of the bipartisan infrastructure bill is still unknown. What we do know is that a complete and total failure of leadership from President Biden and Speaker Pelosi, and transparently political sabotage from Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and former President Trump, are responsible if it does not pass today. No Labels’ allies in both …

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Is Pelosi Ready for the Infrastructure Endgame?

It’s endgame for the bipartisan infrastructure bill. This week began with Speaker Pelosi punting the promised Monday vote on the bill until Thursday because she feared she did not have 218 votes. And then yesterday evening came an even more consequential step as the Speaker dropped her insistence that the infrastructure bill could not pass …

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“We Have a Bipartisan Opportunity To Help Restore Faith in Government”

Heading into the weekend, the fate of the bipartisan infrastructure bill remains unclear. The White House and Democratic leaders continue to negotiate with members of the House Democratic caucus in an effort to deliver votes on Monday. Meanwhile, independent-minded Republicans are coming forward to say they will vote for the bill, even as GOP leaders …

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Members of the House Face a Choice on Monday

The fate of the bipartisan infrastructure bill in Monday’s vote will come down to decisions by individual representatives, both Democrats and Republicans, whether or not to put principle above party. President Biden, Speaker Pelosi, and other Democratic leaders are now working to get Democrats on board. But estimates are that 50 or more progressives could …

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Speaker Pelosi “Committed to Getting Votes and I Know She Will”

House Democratic leaders confirmed Tuesday “that they won’t be delaying the Sept. 27 vote on the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill — even though the party’s larger $3.5 trillion reconciliation package won’t likely be ready to go by then,” Politico reports, which “effectively decouples the two bills.” This means legislators will face a clear choice. …

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Americans Back the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill. Will Pelosi Get It Passed?

The bipartisan infrastructure bill, which comes to a vote on the House floor next Monday, contains much-needed provisions backed by both parties, and enjoys the support of 75% of Americans. But as of now, it could be voted down on September 27. Speaker Pelosi has kept her word to call a vote by that date. …

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Democratic Leaders Say Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Will Get September 27 Vote

“On September 27, pursuant to the rule passed in August, the House will consider the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which was passed by the Senate on a bipartisan basis last month. This legislation would create millions of good jobs all across America by investing in critical infrastructure projects.” House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer made …

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