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Senators eye $579B in new infrastructure spending, $1T plan

Jun. 11, 2021 00:26 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators is eyeing an infrastructure deal with $579 billion in new spending as negotiators try to strike a nearly $1 trillion deal on President Joe Biden's top priority, according to those briefed on the plan. The 10 senators...

Senators eye $579B in new infrastructure spending, $1T plan

Jun. 10, 2021 22:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators is eyeing an infrastructure deal with $579 billion in new spending as negotiators try to strike a nearly $1 trillion deal on President Joe Biden's top priority, according to those briefed on the plan. The 10 senators...

For infrastructure deal, Biden eyes 'multiple paths forward'

Jun. 10, 2021 00:32 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is pursuing “multiple paths forward” as he looks to muscle his big infrastructure package through Congress — dialing up lawmakers from both parties in search of a bipartisan deal while imploring Democrats to be ready to go it alone if necessary. ...

For infrastructure deal, Biden eyes 'multiple paths forward'

Jun. 09, 2021 17:28 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is pursuing “multiple paths forward” as he looks to muscle his big infrastructure package through Congress — dialing up lawmakers from both parties in search of a bipartisan deal while imploring Democrats to be ready to go it alone if necessary. ...

Biden ends GOP infrastructure talks, but new group emerges

Jun. 08, 2021 23:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden ended talks with a group of Republican senators on a big infrastructure package on Tuesday and started reaching out to senators from both parties in a new effort toward bipartisan compromise, setting a summer deadline for Congress to pass his top...

Haaland sends recommendation on Utah monuments to president

Jun. 04, 2021 15:22 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Interior Secretary Deb Haaland has made her recommendation about whether to reverse former President Donald Trump’s decision to downsize two sprawling national monuments in Utah, but details of her decision were not released. The Interior...

Pelosi rules out having Biden create Jan. 6 commission

Jun. 02, 2021 00:38 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is ruling out a presidential commission to study the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, telling House Democrats that having President Joe Biden appoint a panel is unworkable even after the Senate blocked an independent probe last week. ...

Today in History

Jun. 02, 2021 00:36 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, June 2, the 153rd day of 2021. There are 212 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 2, 1979, Pope John Paul II arrived in his native Poland on the first visit by a...

Pelosi rules out having Biden create Jan. 6 commission

Jun. 01, 2021 20:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is ruling out a presidential commission to study the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol, telling House Democrats on Tuesday that having President Joe Biden appoint a panel is unworkable even after the Senate blocked an independent probe last...

GOP blocks Capitol riot probe, displaying loyalty to Trump

May. 29, 2021 00:26 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans blocked creation of a bipartisan panel to investigate the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, displaying continuing party loyalty to former President Donald Trump and firm determination to shift the political focus away from the violent insurrection by...