How Congress will attempt the biggest expansion of U.S. social programs since FDR

By: and - August 13, 2021 11:31 am
President Joe Biden speaks outside the White House with a bipartisan group of senators after meeting on an infrastructure deal on June 24 in Washington, D.C. From left to right are Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio), Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-Louisiana), Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Arizona), Sen. Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia), Sen. Mark Warner (D-Virginia), and Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah).

President Joe Biden speaks outside the White House with a bipartisan group of senators after meeting on an infrastructure deal on June 24 in Washington, D.C. From left to right are Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio), Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-Louisiana), Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Arizona), Sen. Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia), Sen. Mark Warner (D-Virginia), and Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah). (Kevin Dietsch | Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob Fischler is a Washington correspondent for States Newsroom, a network of state-based nonprofit news outlets that includes the New Hampshire Bulletin.

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Jane Norman

Jane directs national coverage, managing staff and freelance reporters in the nation’s capital and assigning and editing state-specific daily and enterprise stories.

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