Where things stand on reconciliation

CQ Budget, Ep. 214

Sen. Joe Manchin III, D-W.Va., is one of the key votes Democrats must secure to get their reconciliation package through the razor-thin margins in the Senate. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Sen. Joe Manchin III, D-W.Va., is one of the key votes Democrats must secure to get their reconciliation package through the razor-thin margins in the Senate. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Posted September 17, 2021 at 12:11pm

House Democrats wrapped up markups this week on the 13 sections of the reconciliation package, sending draft text of their recommendations to the Budget Committee, where it’ll be compiled before heading to the Rules Committee.

But disagreements between moderate and progressive Democrats, especially in the evenly divided Senate, could significantly reshape the proposed $3.5 trillion so-called human infrastructure package.

CQ Roll Call’s Jennifer Shutt and David Lerman break down the latest on the reconciliation process, including the tricky timeline for the process.

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