Slow slog in U.S. Senate for $1 trillion infrastructure bill

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Reuters

By Makini Brice and David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate made slow progress on Tuesday on a $1 trillion infrastructure investment bill to upgrade roads, bridges, mass transit and broadband services as the Democratic and Republican leaders squabbled over debate on amendments. The legislation, which is backed by President Joe Biden, marked a rare bipartisan effort in a Senate that is split 50-50 between the two parties. Two days into the debate, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Republican Leader Mitch McConnell clashed over the pace of progress on the bill, which appeared …

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