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Here are the 16 Democratic and Republican senators who may determine the fate of Biden's legislative agenda on stimulus, infrastructure, and taxes

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden wants to draw Republican votes for his proposed $1.9 trillion economic rescue package. Within the Senate, a new and expanded group of largely moderate lawmakers appear to be emerging as an important pathway for the Biden administration to enact its legislative agenda.
Two sources familiar with ongoing discussions confirmed the group's makeup to Insider. A Republican aide also confirmed it. The bipartisan group was first reported by The Washington Post .
The working group is evenly divided between eight Republicans and eight Democrats so far. It...
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Democrats may have regained the Senate, but McConnell is blocking them from taking up Biden's agenda

Democrats may have regained the Senate, but McConnell is blocking them from taking up Biden's agenda

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Top Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell is wielding any power he can to stop Democrats from fulfilling their legislative agenda now that they control both Congress and the White House.
The Kentucky senator, who's been relegated to minority leader, has not yet reached a power-sharing deal with Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, which is required in order for the Senate to re-organize and move forward with its work after Democrats took the majority on Wednesday.
McConnell's hold-up is over the filibuster. He wants Schumer to pledge not to touch the legislative tactic, which is...
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