Just last month, Alabama hospitals were on the brink of collapsing under the weight of the Delta variant’s rampage through the South.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had a bad night.
But don't get excited: It would be much smaller than the first time. And then there's the unemployment cuts.
“It’s inexcusable for us to leave town and not have an agreement,” said Sen. Joe Manchin, part of the bipartisan group of lawmakers who introduced the framework.