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Senators struggle to amend, finish $1T infrastructure bill


August 6, 2021

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearing decision time, senators struggled late Thursday to wrap up work on the bipartisan infrastructure plan despite hopes to expedite consideration and voting on the nearly $1 trillion proposal.

The package had appeared on track for eventual Senate passage, a rare accord between Republicans and Democrats joining on a shared priority that also is essential to President Joe Biden's agenda. But senators hit new problems as they worked late into the night on amendments. A procedural vote was set for Saturday.

"We've worked long hard and collaboratively, to finish this impo...

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