Democrats are likely to need every vote, including from moderates such as Mr. Manchin, to get the package across the finish line in the Senate. "And that's just what we're going to do". Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) said.
"I think we're really in a good spot and, frankly, the most important thing is to get this done", said Stabenow.
West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin, perhaps the Senate's most conservative Democrat, said he wanted to pare the bill's $400 weekly emergency unemployment benefit to $300.
While some Democrats are still pushing to include a mandatory minimum wage hike to $15 per hour, the version of the bill that's now in the Senate no longer has the wage increase - the result of a procedural ruling last week that said the issue can not be part of the stimulus bill. The Senate bill supported by Democrats does not include the minimum wage language.
Automatically extending that unemployment aid could also prove hard. The letter is signed by the chairs of the Senate Finance, Budget and Banking committees, as well as California Democratic Sen.
The bill has hundreds of billions of dollars for schools and colleges, COVID-19 vaccines and testing, mass transit systems, renters and small businesses. According to the Associated Press, Biden and Senate Democrats agreed with Republicans that limits included in the House version of the bill are too high and offer financial assistance to those who may not need it.
Both transit projects were removed from the bill Tuesday evening. There are some Republican legislators who do not, but the Republican base absolutely supports them, as do Democrats. "It is my hope that at the end, the Senate Republicans will unanimously oppose it, just like House Republicans did".
Democrats are using special rules that will let them avoid GOP filibusters that would require them to garner an impossible 60 votes to approve the legislation.
"The politician standing in the way of change is Vice President Kamala Harris", said the email, citing the possibility - already rejected by the White House - of her casting a tie-breaking Senate vote to overrule the parliamentarian. "I expect some late nights on the floor", Schumer told reporters. "It's his demonstration to the American people that he heard them loud and clear as he was campaigning across America". The House would then have to sign off on the changes before Congress could send it on to Biden to sign into law. "That's what the American people sent us here to do, and we have to get America the help it needs", Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., told reporters, describing a 20-minute conference call Biden had with Democratic senators.
Republicans, led by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, have denounced it as a wasteful, Democratic "wish list" containing provisions unrelated to the pandemic, which has killed more than 517,000 Americans and left millions more jobless.
"I can't believe that any amendment that the Senate could adopt, with the complement in the Senate at this point in time, would be an amendment so egregious that the House would not vote for it", Hoyer said.
Asked about how anxious people should be about the Brazilian variant, he said: "Somewhat anxious , but not total panic, perhaps". Shadow home secretary Nick Thomas-Symonds said the detection of the variant in the United Kingdom was "deeply concerning".
Two days later the Duke of Cambridge said his grandfather was "OK" and that doctors were "keeping an eye" on him. Barts Heart Centre is Europe's largest specialised cardiovascular service, according to the hospital's website .
Known affectionately as Captain Tom, Moore raised nearly £33 million ($45 million) by walking laps of his garden previous year . His ashes were later to be interred in a family plot in Yorkshire in northern England, with his parents and grandparents.
The US blamed Iran-backed Shia militias and carried out retaliatory air strikes on one of their facilities in Syria. The attack early Wednesday is the first since, and Marotto said Iraqi security forces were investigating it.
State-run MRTV television said more than 470 people had been arrested on Saturday when police launched the nationwide crackdown. While some Western countries have imposed limited sanctions, the generals have traditionally shrugged off diplomatic pressure.
The difference is in where they are manufactured, she said, using the analogy of the same recipe made in two different kitchens. Ottawa has ordered or reserved more than 400 million doses of vaccine from seven suppliers for a population of 38 million.
Abinanti also castigated Cuomo's behavior, tweeting , "As Dizzy Dean said (1944): stick a fork in him - he's done". He denied Boylan's allegations in his statement and said that in Bennett's case, he had meant to act like a mentor.
She said if officials have concerns that people are not isolating, they will work with Police to ensure they do stay at home. Authorities said on Saturday they did not know how Case M had contracted the virus.
An outbreak could be devastating in North Korea, where some local hospitals are so poorly equipped they lack even running water. It was unclear why the diplomats who departed this week stayed in Pyongyang.
But not everyone supported Mr Trump. "We idolize one person, we will lose and that's kind of clear from the last election", Sen. With the Trump-centric CPAC now over, some Republicans say being too-Trump could cost them future elections.
Deadly Calif. crash on route for illegal border crossings
Holtville is a farming community about ten miles north of the border with Mexico, growing mostly alfalfa and vegetables. For decades, there have been concerns about the high death toll in crashes along the California-Mexico border.
Donald Trump calls for Republican Party unity
In a straw poll conducted at the conference, almost seven in 10 respondents said they want him to run again. McConnell has since said he would " absolutely " support Trump if he were the GOP nominee in 2024.
New abduction at Nigeria school, hundreds feared missing
President Muhammadu Buhari replaced his long-standing military chiefs earlier this month amid the worsening violence. Amnesty International Nigeria said the abductions was "a serious violation of international humanitarian law".