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House Sends Biden Landmark Tax, Climate, Health Bill to Sign

Aug. 12, 2022, 9:42 PM

House Democrats delivered the final votes needed to send President Joe Biden a slimmed-down version of his tax, climate and drug price agenda, overcoming a year of infighting and giving themselves a cornerstone achievement to campaign on for the November congressional election.

The legislation passed the House Friday on a party line 220-207 vote. Biden tweeted that he would sign it next week.

The bill passed the Senate on a 51 to 50 vote on Sunday with Vice President Kamala Harris breaking the tie, and Speaker Nancy Pelosi could not afford more than a few defections with the slim Democratic ...