Democrats are struggling to decide whether to pursue a bipartisan infrastructure bill or go it alone through another budget reconciliation process. Some are advocating a two-step strategy that combines both approaches, but skeptics abound as Republicans prepare their own slimmed-down version. CQ Roll Call’s Jennifer Shutt and David Lerman break down the current state of play over one of President Biden’s top initiatives.
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- Boosting domestic spending
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