. House OKs $2T social, climate bill in Biden win; Senate next « JO LEE MAGAZINE

AP — A fractious House handed President Joe Biden a marquee victory Friday by approving a roughly $2 trillion social and environment bill, as Democrats cast aside disputes that for months had stalled the measure. It now heads to the Senate, where changes are certain and conflicts between cost-conscious Democratic moderates and progressives who seek bold policy changes will flare anew.

The legislation, among the most expensive in years, is remarkable for its reach. It rewrites tax, health care, environment, education, housing and other policies, shoring up low- and middle-income families, helping the elderly and combating climate change.

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