1. With Big Plans And Small Margins, Can Democrats Pull Off Their Agenda? NPR 14:32

Progressives feel as though their job compromising on the $3.5 trillion dollar budget bill is done, while Sens. Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema say the package is still too big. Looming over it all, a chance the federal government defaults on its debt as Republicans signal they won’t cooperate on raising or suspending the debt ceiling.

This episode: White House correspondent Scott Detrow, congressional correspondent Kelsey Snell, and acting congressional correspondent Deirdre Walsh.

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