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Economy

Senate Democrats reach $3.5 trillion budget agreement

Senate Democrats announced late Tuesday that they’d reached a budget agreement envisioning spending an enormous $3.5 trillion over the coming decade, paving the way for their drive to pour federal resources into climate change, health care and family-service programs sought by President Joe Biden. The accord marks a major step in the party’s push to

Immigration

Democrats eye immigration action in budget, but outlook hazy

Congressional Democrats and immigration advocates are staring at their best chance in years to overcome Republican opposition and give millions of people in the U.S. without legal authorization a way to become citizens. Their goal is to stuff the language into a huge measure this fall financing many of President Joe Biden’s priorities that would

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