Disputes over the long-elusive package to overhaul the nation’s health care, education, climate and tax laws stem in large part from two moderate holdouts, Sens. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.), but Democratic leaders say they are closer to finalizing the initiative.
“If she was a male soccer player in Europe, we would have statues of Carli Lloyd all over the country,” her coach Vlatko Andonovski said. “Streets would be named after her — complexes, stadiums, everything.”
Like an epic fire hose, a long, narrow band of water vapor located in the lower atmosphere — known as an atmospheric river — doused California with nearly 8 trillion gallons of water Sunday and Monday, making a small dent in the drought.
Democrats facing competitive reelection campaigns argue that expanding Medicaid into certain states, allowing the government to negotiate prescription drug prices, expanding Medicare coverage and providing for paid family leave are key to winning over voters.
James, who could announce as soon as Thursday, oversaw the inquiry into the sexual harassment claims against then-Gov. Andrew Cuomo that led to his resignation. She is the highest-profile candidate so far to challenge Gov. Kathy Hochul in what is likely to be a fiercely contested Democratic primary.