Proactive Swing-District Democrats Reach Out on Tax Hikes (1)

May 18, 2021, 9:00 AM; Updated: May 18, 2021, 5:55 PM

Democrats likely to face some of the most challenging re-elections in 2022 are preparing for a potentially tough sell back home on how to pay for President Joe Biden’s ambitious spending plans.

Before any details are finalized or bill text has been released, some vulnerable House Democrats are attempting to help shape the infrastructure and social safety net packages Biden proposed over the past few months. And, with tax hikes on corporations and high-income earners included to pay for them, the incumbents have also begun engaging businesses in their districts on the benefits of the legislation and the effects of ...

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