Democrats

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)