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Biden Looks to Corral Democrats on $3.5 Trillion Senate Plan (3)

July 14, 2021, 9:55 PM

President Joe Biden urged Senate Democrats to act boldly on his sweeping social and economic agenda Wednesday, as they began hashing out details of an $3.5 trillion tax and spending agreement that marks a crucial step forward for his plan.

Biden himself hasn’t yet said whether he supports the proposal unveiled by Democrats on the Senate Budget Committee Tuesday night, though top aides have expressed enthusiasm.

“We’re going to get this done,” Biden told reporters as he arrived at the Capitol.

If it holds, the budget agreement will be a victory for the president, bridging divisions among party factions over ...

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