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Biden $3.5T plan tests voter appeal of expansive gov’t role

President Joe Biden’s “build back better” agenda is poised to be the most far-reaching federal investment since FDR’s New Deal or LBJ’s Great Society — a prodigious effort to tax the rich and shift money into projects and programs touching the lives of nearly every American. The thousands of pages being drafted and debated in

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Senate Dems unveil $3.5T budget for social, climate efforts

Photo: Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla.,joined at left by Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, charges Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., chair of the Senate Budget Committee, with contributing to inflation, during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Aug. 9, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Democrats unwrapped a budget resolution Monday envisioning a massive $3.5

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