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Democrats drop paid family and medical leave from safety net bill

Democrats are dropping family and medical paid leave from President Joe Biden's Build Back Better spending package, three Democratic sources familiar with the talks said, as the party feverishly works to narrow down the bill and secure an agreement.
3 months ago|Washington, United States

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R 28%
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Democrats Cut Paid Leave From Build Back Better Package

In recent days, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) turned on the paid leave proposal, forcing Democrats to cut the popular policy out of their final package.

3 months ago|Los Angeles, United States
Reuters
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Paid family leave appears to be out of Biden spending plan -Hoyer

WASHINGTON - Paid family leave appears to be out of the agreement on President Joe Biden's spending plan, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said on Thursday. "Well, it appears to be but ... I can't answer that specifically," Hoyer said in an interview with CNN, adding that Senator Joe Manchin had not supported the program. (Reporting by Doina Chiacu; Editing by William Maclean)

3 months ago|United Kingdom
CTV News
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Paid family leave falls out of Biden bill as tempers rise

Top Democrats signaled a deal is within reach on U.S. President Joe Biden's big domestic bill but momentum fizzled and tempers flared late Wednesday as a paid family leave proposal fell out and a billionaires' tax appeared scrapped, mostly to satisfy a pivotal member of the 50-50 Senate.

3 months ago|Toronto, Canada
USA Today
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Biden drops paid family leave from proposed budget bill framework

President Joe Biden on Thursday proposed a $1.75 trillion framework for social programs, but left out paid family leave.

3 months ago|United States
The Independent
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Paid family leave falls out of Biden bill as tempers rise

Top Democrats say a deal is within reach on President Joe Biden's big domestic bill

3 months ago|London, United Kingdom
CNN
CNNL

Paid leave falls out of Democratic package in urgent scramble to secure Manchin's support

Democrats are expected to scrap paid family and medical leave from their cornerstone economic and climate package, discarding one of the central planks of President Joe Biden's proposal as they scramble to strike a deal with holdout senators, according to multiple people familiar with the talks.

3 months ago|Atlanta, United States
abc News
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Paid family leave falls out of Biden bill as tempers rise

Top Democrats say a deal is within reach on President Joe Biden's big domestic bill

3 months ago|United States
Associated Press News
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Paid family leave falls out of Biden bill as tempers rise

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democrats signaled a deal is within reach on President Joe Biden's big domestic bill but momentum fizzled and tempers flared late Wednesday as a paid family leave proposal fell out and a billionaires' tax appeared scrapped,…

3 months ago|United States
New York Times
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A paid family leave program is likely to be dropped from the social policy bill at Manchin’s urging.

Democrats had already scaled back the proposal to four weeks from 12 weeks as they worked to shrink the cost of the bill amid resistance from centrist holdouts.

3 months ago|New York, United States
The Hill
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Democrats cutting paid leave from spending deal amid Manchin opposition

Democrats are expected to drop paid leave from President Biden's sweeping spending plan, two sources familiar with the talks confirmed to The Hill. 

3 months ago|Washington, United States
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44 of these news sources are bias rated
17 lean LEFT
L 37%
C 35%
R 28%
CNN
Salon
USA Today
The Independent
abc News
New York Times
Los Angeles Times
HuffPost
Business Insider
abc11 Raleigh
NBC News
Bloomberg
Politico
+5
Reuters
CTV News
Associated Press News
The Hill
abc 6 Philadelphia
abc 7 News
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Political Wire
KITV4 News
PBS NewsHour
Wall Street Journal
+6
National Post
New York Post
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Pioneer Press
OC Register
The Billings Gazette
justthenews.com
Press Enterprise
The Blaze
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The Gateway Pundit
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