Democrats' agenda plunges into uncertainty following Biden visit

Democrats' agenda plunges into uncertainty following Biden visit


President Joe Biden left a meeting with Senate Democrats on Thursday with a bleak outlook on the passage of two partisan election overhaul bills that party lawmakers believe are essential to preserving their majority in Congress.

“I hope we can get this done,” Biden told reporters gathered outside the meeting room. “The honest-to-God answer is I don’t know whether we can get this done.”

Biden offered the pessimistic outlook just hours after fellow Democrat and Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema announced her opposition to changing the filibuster, which is the only way Democrats could pass the election legislation over the unanimous objection of Republicans.

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Biden said he would continue “fighting to change” the Senate rules, which Democrats

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