Biden met with a key bill opponent, Democratic Senator Joe Manchin, to negotiate

After months of fierce political wrangling, United States House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday she expects agreement on a huge social spending package and a vote on a cross-party infrastructure bill this week.

Asked on CNN's "State of the Union" whether the agreement on the spending package and votes on infrastructure could occur in the coming week, Pelosi replied, "that's the plan."

And on the spending package specifically, which has divided progressive and moderate Democrats, she sounded particularly optimistic.... Read More: i24