Democrat Sinema in spotlight as obstacle to Biden economic agenda

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By Jarrett Renshaw and Trevor Hunnicutt WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Kyrsten Sinema is the recent recipient of an honor that U.S. Senate colleagues more loyal to President Joe Biden’s agenda have never received – three invitations to the White House in just one day. The Arizona Democrat’s private huddling this week with Biden and his aides comes as her opposition to the size of a $3.5 trillion social spending proposal has become a key obstacle to Democratic efforts to lock down support for one of the pillars of the president’s domestic agenda. The spending bill seeks to reduce inequality by enhancin…

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