Democrats are itching to get going on infrastructure as they see an increasingly condensed legislative calendar in the months ahead. Almost six months into the Biden administration, Democrats know they have only a matter of weeks to get a major spending package to the president's desk unless they punt infrastructure to the fall, setting the stage for a potential end-of-year train wreck. That new sense of urgency is pushing Senate Democrats toward a decision point, one way or another, with Democratic Whip Dick Durbin Dick Durbin Senate confirms first Muslim American federal judge ‘The era of bipartisanship is over’: Senate hits rough patch Business giants join initiative to crack down on counterfeits MORE (D-Ill.) urging his colleagues to "get cooking." ADVERTISEMENT "Listen, the whip has to count the votes and look at the calendar. I look at the calendar, I see two more weeks in June, three weeks in July and one in August and then we're in the middle of September. I mean, zoom. It's gone," Durbin said. Sen. Ben Cardin Benjamin (Ben) Louis Cardin ‘SECURE 2.0’ will modernize retirement security for the post-COVID American workforce Bipartisan group of senators introduces surface transportation bill Overnight Defense: Groups use Afghanistan… Read full this story
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