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*** INFRASTRUCTURE ***

Let's discuss...infrastructure.

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by Anonymousreply 50October 17, 2021 2:36 PM

You know how these assholes get elected over and over? Women voters.

In every election GOP candidates get 40-45% of all female voters. In many red states probably a majority. I guess when they've had enough of this bullshit....

by Anonymousreply 1June 29, 2021 8:10 PM

ITS A SCAM and yet everyone falls for it. Look at all the people championing the deal...from media to politicians on both sides. NOTE...the bipartisan Infrastructure bill includes NO TAXES ON THE RICH. That means WE, THE PEOPLE will pay...just like Trumps wall. Since WE dont have the money, we will have to borrow the money....from who ? THE RICH. That means not only are they not paying, but they will be collecting interest from the loan for DECADES, ON TOP of being awarded the contracts for INFRASTUCTURE.

IT IS TIME TO COME OUT OF THE ETHER AND WAKE UP IF THINGS ARE EVER TO CHANGE

by Anonymousreply 2June 29, 2021 8:25 PM

‘Utter Madness': An Infrastructure Plan Without Climate Spending

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by Anonymousreply 3June 29, 2021 10:01 PM

Poll: 36% Of Republicans Support Passing Both Biden’s Infrastructure Plans

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by Anonymousreply 4July 2, 2021 2:08 PM

Everyone Wants Infrastructure Bill Except Senate Republicans

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by Anonymousreply 5July 17, 2021 2:03 PM

R1, you know that men are worse but you still blame women? C'mon.

by Anonymousreply 6July 17, 2021 2:07 PM

“‘Utter Madness': An Infrastructure Plan Without Climate Spending”

WAIT! According to Senator Cassidy, this whole infrastructure thing is Udder Madness

by Anonymousreply 7July 17, 2021 2:20 PM

So they get 55-60% of male voters, R1? And you're blaming the women?

by Anonymousreply 8July 17, 2021 2:23 PM

Casey: Republicans Have Acted Like Children Over Raising Debt Ceiling

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by Anonymousreply 9July 21, 2021 8:03 PM

R5 R9 I'm so tired of the whole bunch.

by Anonymousreply 10July 22, 2021 3:14 PM

McCaskill: 'I Think You're Going To Get A Deal that Will Be Very Popular'

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by Anonymousreply 11July 26, 2021 7:08 PM

U.S. infrastructure crumbles as Congress debates plan

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by Anonymousreply 12July 28, 2021 10:43 PM

Tax the rich at historically high levels. They’ve made millions during the pandemic alone. They need to give back the money they’ve stolen from circulation.

by Anonymousreply 13July 29, 2021 1:37 AM

White House economic adviser breaks down the bipartisan infrastructure plan

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by Anonymousreply 14July 30, 2021 2:47 AM

‘Historic’: Secretary Buttigieg Talks Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

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by Anonymousreply 15July 30, 2021 2:56 AM

Pelosi Pushes Larger Infrastructure Plan Before Bipartisan Bill

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by Anonymousreply 16July 30, 2021 9:52 PM

AOC Torches Kyrsten Sinema For Tanking Democrats' Agenda

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by Anonymousreply 17July 31, 2021 1:55 PM

WE DON'T WANT NO INFERSTRUCTURE! IT IS SOCIALISM!!!

by Anonymousreply 18July 31, 2021 1:59 PM

Bill Cassidy: You had high hopes for me because I'm a doctor and I try to sound reasonable but I'm a dickhead like the rest of them.

by Anonymousreply 19July 31, 2021 2:08 PM

Senator Elizabeth Warren On What Happens Next With Infrastructure

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by Anonymousreply 20August 2, 2021 7:32 PM

Republicans Want Poor People To Pay For Infrastructure Instead Of Wealthy Tax Cheats

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by Anonymousreply 21August 4, 2021 5:50 PM

Joe Manchin thirst trap

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by Anonymousreply 22August 5, 2021 10:22 PM

JUST IN: Blackburn Calls For Border Wall Completion To Be Included In Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

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by Anonymousreply 23August 7, 2021 9:28 PM

Can We Please Just Pass Infrastructure?

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by Anonymousreply 24August 7, 2021 10:47 PM

Passed the Senate!

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by Anonymousreply 25August 10, 2021 3:54 PM

[bold] Biden Got Republicans. Now He Needs Democrats. [/bold]

Under pressure from progressives, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has vowed to shelve the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill until Senate Democrats, using a budget process that circumvents a Republican filibuster, deliver on their commitment to pass a far more ambitious, $3.5 trillion package to expand social programs and tackle climate change. Because Republicans are sure to oppose that second bill unanimously, Democrats will need the votes of all 50 of their senators (plus a tiebreaker from Vice President Kamala Harris) and nearly every member of their razor-thin House majority. That means finding a compromise that can win the backing of moderate Senators Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona as well as leftists, including Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York.

Senate Democrats are expected to move quickly to advance the blueprint for that bill in the coming days, before leaving Washington, D.C., for the rest of August. But the actual legislation—the nitty-gritty policy details translated into thousands of pages of text—likely won’t be ready before the fall; until then, the freshly passed infrastructure bill will gather dust. For the moment, Democrats have only superficial unity on their budget. The core of the plan is a collection of long-sought progressive priorities, including paid family leave, universal pre-kindergarten, free community college, new investments in green technology, and a modest expansion of Medicare and other federal health-care programs. But big questions remain unanswered: How aggressively will the bill combat climate change? How long will these new programs—as well as the previously enacted expanded child tax credit—be funded for? Will Democrats be able to include immigration provisions to protect Dreamers and other undocumented people? Whose taxes will go up to pay for it all, and by how much?

Already, Manchin, who represents conservative coal country, has said he’s “disturbed” by elements of the proposals to fight climate change. Meanwhile, Sinema has said flatly that she won’t support a final package that costs $3.5 trillion, leading to a tweeted rejoinder from Ocasio-Cortez and a none-too-subtle threat to take down the bipartisan bill that the senator so carefully helped to negotiate. Moderates in the House are demanding that Pelosi bring up the bipartisan bill immediately and warning her not to take their support for a second package for granted. Apart from the ideological divide, senior Democrats like Representative Peter DeFazio of Oregon, the ornery chair of the transportation and infrastructure committee, are complaining that the bipartisan bill is insufficient and an encroachment on their policy turf. All the bickering highlights how risky Biden’s gamble still is: If Sinema and other moderates tank the $3.5 trillion bill in the Senate, Democrats could vote down the bipartisan bill in the House, and the president could be left with nothing.

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The president needs only his own party—a far friendlier negotiating partner—to deliver them both.

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by Anonymousreply 26August 10, 2021 4:02 PM

R1 Republican women have to do what their husbands say or get beaten.

by Anonymousreply 27August 10, 2021 4:07 PM

The Dems are not going to be the ones to blow up this bill. The progressives can stamp their feet, but Pelosi will ultimately make sure they have the votes to pass it, with or without the reconciliation bill (preferably without).

by Anonymousreply 28August 10, 2021 4:10 PM

MAGA midget BIG MAD!

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by Anonymousreply 29August 10, 2021 4:15 PM

[quote] The Dems are not going to be the ones to blow up this bill. The progressives can stamp their feet, but Pelosi will ultimately make sure they have the votes to pass it, with or without the reconciliation bill (preferably without).

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by Anonymousreply 30August 10, 2021 4:38 PM

On to the House.

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by Anonymousreply 31August 10, 2021 4:59 PM

The House is cutting recess short and will return the week of August 23 to take up the budget resolution and voting rights legislation.

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by Anonymousreply 32August 10, 2021 10:40 PM
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by Anonymousreply 33August 11, 2021 11:28 AM

[quote] The new wrinkle would be using a rule that formally ties them together to pull off the legislative prisoner swap.

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by Anonymousreply 34August 15, 2021 2:49 PM

Trump FAILS To Scare Republicans Into Submission

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by Anonymousreply 35August 15, 2021 9:28 PM

Rep. McCarthy Indicates He Won't Support Infrastructure Bill

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by Anonymousreply 36August 20, 2021 5:22 PM

South Carolina Republicans CENSURE Lindsey Graham Over Infrastructure Vote

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by Anonymousreply 37August 22, 2021 9:31 PM

R36 - McCarthy doesn't support anything that supports America.

by Anonymousreply 38August 22, 2021 9:41 PM

Marjorie Taylor Greene Thinks Investing In Infrastructure Is Communism

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by Anonymousreply 39August 22, 2021 9:43 PM

[quote][R1] Republican women have to do what their husbands say or get beaten.

Women can be helpless victims, or equal in all ways (including pay) to men, but not both.

They need to pick one.

by Anonymousreply 40August 22, 2021 10:42 PM

[quote] If the infrastructure bill hasn't been passed by September 27, it will be automatically called up then.

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by Anonymousreply 41August 24, 2021 8:03 PM

[quote] Dems no longer in disarray.

Thank goodness! Let’s hope that it lasts!

by Anonymousreply 42August 24, 2021 8:19 PM

[quote] Let’s hope that it lasts!

It's called "leadership".

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by Anonymousreply 43August 24, 2021 8:25 PM

Brava!

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by Anonymousreply 44August 24, 2021 8:27 PM

House Approves Budget Package In A Straight Party Line 220-to-212 Vote

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by Anonymousreply 45August 24, 2021 8:34 PM

You do realize that unless Schumer gets his rogue Democrats in line, it doesnt have a snowballs chance in hell of passing, right ? You may not realize it, but that was the plan all along. They will put forth the Bipartisan bill as a stand alone, and Biden will sign it. As much as the media claims the Bipartisan bill is 1Trillion, its only half of that. You know the rest of the story...

by Anonymousreply 46August 24, 2021 11:34 PM

Kyrsten Sinema Wants To Cut $100 Billion From Climate Projects

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by Anonymousreply 47October 12, 2021 6:17 PM

[quote]So they get 55-60% of male voters, [R1]? And you're blaming the women?

Read my post. I acknowledged that, but women are the ones having their civil right to choose denied and it is noteworthy and BIZARRE that ANY woman would support the GOP yet nearly HALF do in EVERY ELECTION!

What this actually may indicate is that to a large plurality of women voters and non-voters this issue is not important. Hey, it doesn't bother me if it doesn't bother them, and at least at the ballot box (not counting the noisy marches because they don't count for shit) it doesn't!

Ok, now act all butthurt. I reported only facts and if low-hanging fruit and persuadable female voters don't matter to you, by all means keep losing!

by Anonymousreply 48October 12, 2021 8:18 PM

Manchin Pulls Plug On U.S. Clean Electricity In Biden Budget Bill: NYT

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by Anonymousreply 49October 17, 2021 2:33 PM

The Republican senator also said- Sucking cock was womens and queers problems.

by Anonymousreply 50October 17, 2021 2:36 PM
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