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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden met with congressional Democrats on Capitol Hill Thursday morning to pitch lawmakers on a new slimmed-down framework for what would be included in a massive social reform package, according to senior administration officials. The $1.75 trillion blueprint is what’s left of the Build Back Better Act after Democratic Sens. Kyrsten […]

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(The Center Square) – Tense negotiations have continued for months on Democrats’ proposed several trillion dollars in federal spending, leading to major changes for the plan. Notably, Democrats now say the $3.5 trillion "human infrastructure"plan will likely end up closer to $2 trillion, though that figure still remains too high for many lawmakers.