This week, congressional dealmakers sought bipartisan progress on key Biden agenda items. Meanwhile, the White House continued to push its infrastructure agenda forward despite gas shortages at home and a worsening conflict in the Middle East.
- Congress faces make-or-break moment to secure bipartisan deals on key Biden priorities
- Biden pushes economic aid proposals as GOP calls for paring back unemployment benefits
- Liz Cheney strikes defiant tone in floor speech on eve of her expected ousting from House GOP leadership
- Biden administration officials privately frustrated with Colonial Pipeline’s weak security ahead of crippling cyberattack
- Liz Cheney loses House Republican leadership post over feud with Trump
- Elise Stefanik faces increased conservative headwinds in rise to leadership
- Biden speaks with Netanyahu as Israeli and Palestinian violence pulls US focus back to Middle East
- Biden touts new CDC mask guidance as ‘a great day for America’
- Republicans draw ‘red line’ on increasing taxes to fund Biden’s infrastructure plan
- Gaetz ally plans to plead guilty and cooperate with prosecutors
- House strikes deal to create independent January 6 commission
- House Republicans vote to make Elise Stefanik conference chair replacing Liz Cheney
And that was the week in 12 headlines.