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Senators eye $579B in new infrastructure spending, $1T plan

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - A bipartisan group of senators is eyeing an infrastructure deal with $579 billion in new spending as negotiators try to strike a nearly $1 trillion deal on President Joe Biden's top priority, according to those briefed on the plan.
The 10 senators have been huddling behind closed doors, encouraged by Biden to keep working on the effort after he walked away from a Republican-only proposal this week unable to resolve differences. The senators are briefing their colleagues privately and cautioned changes could still be made.
“Our group - comprised of 10 Senators, 5 from each...
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