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Biden's agenda: What can pass and what faces steep odds

 

April 30, 2021



WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden laid out a long list of policy priorities in his speech to Congress — and some are more politically plausible than others.

The two parties are working together in some areas, including on changes to policing and confronting the rise of hate crimes against Asian Americans. But Republicans are likely to block other Democratic initiatives on immigration and voting rights.

On some of Biden's top priorities, Democrats may choose to find ways to cut out Republicans entirely. The president told lawmakers that "doing nothing is not an option" when it come...



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