Pelosi Dares Democrats With Plan for Votes on Biden Agenda

Sept. 24, 2021, 5:45 PM

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is attempting to line up consequential votes next week on President Joe Biden’s economic agenda, making a high-stakes wager that warring Democratic factions won’t sink the bills if their competing demands aren’t met.

At stake is the fate of the most significant investment in domestic programs in decades, totaling as much as $4 trillion in new spending on social programs like child care and elder care, as well as roads, bridges and other physical infrastructure.

Still, some Democrats on Friday expressed skepticism that their differences would be resolved so quickly.

Democratic leaders in both chambers ...

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