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

The 755-page bill was passed after Vice President Kamala Harris broke a 50-50 tie in the evenly divided Senate

By: and - August 7, 2022 1:01 pm

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-New York, leaves the Senate Chamber after passage of the Inflation Reduction Act on Aug. 7, 2022. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
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