Democrats struggle to reach deal in Congress on Biden’s agenda

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Reuters

By Susan Cornwell and David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democratic-controlled U.S. Congress on Friday was struggling to reach an agreement on President Joe Biden’s sweeping agenda, with House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi vowing to hold a vote on a $1 trillion infrastructure bill. That promise came shortly after midnight — after a day of negotiations with the party’s moderate and progressive wings failed to reach a deal on a larger companion bill including social spending and addressing climate change. “We’ll vote today,” Pelosi told reporters as she left the U.S. Capitol. A s…

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