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By Josh Boak 

With split Congress, prospect for economic deals looks dim


November 8, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump floated the idea Wednesday of partnering with the newly Democratic-led House on two ideas that could prove popular with voters: Increasing spending on America's infrastructure and limiting drug prices.

Yet the poisonous atmosphere in Washington, mandated federal spending limits and a potential duel over the government's borrowing authority make it difficult to achieve any deals that would boost economic growth.

Over the next two years, with Democrats controlling the House and Republicans the Senate, most economic and market analysts foresee mainly...

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