A Big F***ing Deal
From both a policy and political standpoint the passage of the American Rescue Plan is a seminal moment for Democrats.
On Saturday afternoon, the US Senate voted 50-49 in favor of President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-relief package. The measure will still need to be voted on in the House again before it is sent to Biden for his signature, but this is largely pro forma. The American Rescue Plan will soon become law.
It is, to quote then-Vice President…