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Washington Watch: Here’s Biden’s Build Back Better framework — in two charts

President Joe Biden on Thursday unveiled what he called a “historic economic framework” that will fundamentally change millions of Americans’ lives, as he called on his fellow Democrats to get the major package across the finish line.

The $1.75 trillion package left out some priorities like dental benefits for Medicare and paid family leave, but contains significant investments in clean energy
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child care and housing, to name a few areas. Some Democrats like Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema haven’t given a full-throated endorsement to the package, and further negotiations are expected. But here, in two charts, are the spending proposals and how the White House plans to pay for them.

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