We take a look at the state of the infrastructure deal moving through the Senate and the hurdles Democrats face in getting it passed.



LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST:

It is the infrastructure dance. One step forward, one step back, cha cha cha cha, and repeat. OK, jokes aside, the Senate is in session today to try and take the $1.2 trillion package – which, let us remind you, is about badly needed money for roads and bridges and climate change infrastructure – over the finish line. There are, of course, hurdles ahead, even though the bill is advancing. We’re joined now by NPR national political correspondent Mara Liasson for more. Good morning, Mara.

MARA LIASSON, BYLINE: Good morning, Lulu. I know you love infrastructure.

GARCIA-NAVARRO: (Laughter) I so love infrastructure, which is why I make us talk about it every Sunday.

LIASSON: Yes. Yes.

GARCIA-NAVARRO: (Laughter) All right. Lots…

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