Tag: American Jobs Plan (2021)

As Biden Pivots, Democrats Seek to Salvage His Domestic Agenda

WASHINGTON — President Biden’s State of the Union address on Tuesday was the start of an election-year push to reframe his domestic agenda away from the sweeping aspirations of his first year in office and toward more practical and politically appealing goals: driving down rising prices, controlling the pandemic, addressing crime. Gone were the expansive […]

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The Democrats Have Bigger Problems Than the Squad

The milquetoast politics of moderate and conservative Democrats in Congress are backfiring big time on the party and threatening its hold on power before the midterm elections. Earlier last year, after President Biden signed his Covid relief bill into law, the White House worked with congressional leaders to develop a strategy for the rest of […]

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Harris Says Replacing Lead Pipes Is a Priority, Despite Limited Funding

NEWARK — Schkeema Troutman had just started describing the many difficulties of trying to raise a family in a city with high levels of lead in its drinking water when Vice President Kamala Harris noticed the mother of three was not being heard. Ms. Troutman’s microphone was not working, limiting her voice to nearly a […]

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The View From the White House

So now we’ve been through a yet larger pandemic. Are there things you’ve learned on how the U.S. government should structurally be set up to operate during a pandemic that we need to take into account, going forward? It can’t be that we are optimally set up for it, so are there ways the structure […]

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