U.S. Senate Democrats push ahead on $430 billion drug, energy bill

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By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Democrats on Saturday embark on one of their most critical missions of Joe Biden’s presidency: tackling climate change, lowering the costs of energy and senior citizens’ medicine and forcing the wealthy to pay more taxes. They hope that passing the $430 billion bill will boost Democratic candidates for the Senate and House of Representatives as the Nov. 8 congressional elections approach and inflation remains a top concern among voters. “We are feeling pretty good,” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said at a Friday press conference. “For …

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