Laura Litvan and Steven T. Dennis

Government, Business

Biden-Capito Infrastructure Talks Stall

The U.S. Capitol at night The U.S. Capitol building at night. Utah Sen. Mitt Romney says he and five other senators will be presenting a new plan to a group of 20 bipartisan lawmakers. (Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg News)

President Joe Biden’s negotiations on an infrastructure deal with Republican Sen. Shelley Moore Capito appeared to stall June 7 and a bipartisan group of senators say they are ready to step in with an alternative.

June 7, 2021
Government, Business

GOP Infrastructure Plan Coming Within Days

Construction on the Corpus Christi Harbor Bridge in Texas

A group of Senate Republicans is aiming to present a broad counteroffer to President Joe Biden’s $2.25 trillion infrastructure and jobs plan later this week.

April 20, 2021
Government, Business, Safety

Mitch McConnell Raises Doubts on New Stimulus

Mitch McConnell is raising doubts about another coronavirus stimulus bill. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pauses during a television interview on Aug. 11. (Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg News)

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell expressed doubts about whether Congress can get a deal on another pandemic relief package when lawmakers return to Washington after a monthlong recess, despite the Trump administration’s push for a quick, targeted stimulus.

September 2, 2020