Biden’s big social spending bill caught in snags in the Senate

Historic investments in child care and universal pre-K stalled by Manchin objections

By: - December 16, 2021 7:16 pm

MoveOn supporters and students attend a sit in for a Build Back Better “Jingle Back Better” action on the Senate Steps of the U.S. Capitol on Dec. 15, 2021 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Leigh Vogel/Getty Images for MoveOn)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.