Politics

Report: Vulnerable House Democrats Want BBB Broken Up to Appease Base

Democrats in battleground districts have reportedly been trying to persuade the House leadership to consider breaking up the president’s “marquee legislation,” the Build Back Better (BBB) spending bill, into “a series of politically popular provisions that would appeal to centrist voters and core Democrats alike.”

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks about President Joe Biden's "Build Back Better" plan at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Poll: Americans Say Biden Has Worsened Key Issues

Half of the country says President Biden’s presidency has left them feeling “frustrated” as Americans say his approach to key issues — including the economy, the coronavirus, and political division — is making things “worse,” a CBS News/YouGov survey found. 

US President Joe Biden speaks about the December jobs report on January 7, 2022, from the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, DC. - The fall in the US unemployment rate reported in the December jobs data marks a "historic day for our economic recovery," President Joe …