Senate Democrats Prepare for Weekend Vote on Spending Bill

Senate Democrats are preparing to vote this weekend on a slimmed-down version of spending plans more than a year in the making, but only if enough lawmakers are healthy to do so.
The vote has thrown a spotlight on the lingering effects of COVID-19 because several senators have been kept from Capitol Hill throughout weeks of negotiations over the Inflation Reduction Act due to positive tests for the virus.
And it …

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