Democratic and Republican negotiators finalized the full text of the roughly $1 trillion proposal, setting the stage for a long-awaited debate in the chamber to enact one of President Biden’s economic policy priorities.
Disease experts predict as many as 140,000 to 300,000 cases a day in the United States, likely fueled by the more transmissible delta variant and the widespread resumption of normal activities. For now, the rising case numbers seem to be driving vaccine uptake.
Fully half of this team — nine of 18 — is in its 30s. Had there been any fans in the stands here — American fans — it would have been time for tribute videos on the scoreboards at either end of the stadium.
As the deal threatened to collapse at several points, President Biden picked up the phone to speak privately with key Republicans. The negotiations tested his promise that he could work with GOP senators, yielding results but angering some liberals.
Across the NFL, teams are welcoming fans back to training camp after a year in which practices were closed to the public. And over the course of last week in Richmond, Washington’s fans made their presence felt.