Big Win for $1T Infrastructure Bill: Senate Shows It Can Act

The 69-30 tally provides momentum for this first phase of Biden’s “Build Back Better” priorities, now headed to the House.

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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., arrives as the $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package is expected to be voted on by the Senate this morning on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — With a robust vote after weeks of fits and starts, the U.S. Senate approved a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure plan on Tuesday, a rare coalition of Democrats and Republicans joining to overcome skeptics and deliver a cornerstone of President Joe Biden’s agenda. The 69-30 tally provides momentum for this first phase of Biden’s “Build Back Better” priorities, now headed to the House. A sizable number of lawmakers showed they were willing to…

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