U.S. Senate passes major health, tax and climate bill in boost for Democrats

By: and - August 7, 2022 8:29 pm
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) gives the thumbs up as he leaves the Senate Chamber after passage of the Inflation Reduction Act at the U.S. Capitol

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) gives the thumbs up as he leaves the Senate Chamber after passage of the Inflation Reduction Act at the U.S. Capitol on Aug. 7, 2022, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
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