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Category: McConnell, Mitch

Leaders in Congress Meet in Search of Spending and Stimulus Deals

The top four congressional leaders had their first in-person spending discussions in months, but were still short of a deal on a pandemic stimulus measure or a broader spending plan.

Moderates Pare Back Stimulus Plan in Hopes of Breaking Stalemate

The group separated out the two most contentious issues — aid for state and local governments and liability protection for businesses — aiming for a consensus that could be agreed upon before week’s end.

Lawmakers Inch Toward Compromise as Biden Confronts Slowing Recovery

Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, spoke on Thursday as Joe Biden’s victory and vaccine breakthroughs added momentum to a push for a stimulus deal.

Top Democrats Back Compromise Plan to Revive Stimulus Talks

The Democratic leaders in Congress endorsed a $908 billion plan put forth by moderates in both parties, offering a significant concession in efforts to jump-start negotiations.