Democratic disagreements imperil Biden agenda as shutdown looms

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Reuters

By David Morgan and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Joe Biden’s agenda was at risk of being derailed by divisions among his own Democrats, as moderates voiced anger on Wednesday at the idea of delaying a $1 trillion infrastructure bill ahead of a critical vote to avert a government shutdown. The White House said talks over twin bills that would revitalize the nation’s roads and airports and fund social programs and climate change measures, were at a “precarious” point as moderates and progressives disagreed over the scope of some $4 trillion in spending. Congress, which Democrat…

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