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‘It remains out of reach’: bipartisan talks on US police reform bill collapse

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Bipartisan negotiations in US Congress over a police reform bill that was prompted by the killing of George Floyd have collapsed. “We did the best we could,” the Democratic congresswoman Karen Bass told reporters on W...

US Senate on track to give final approval to $1tn bipartisan infrastructure plan

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After weeks of fits, starts and delays, the US Senate is on track to give final approval to the $1tn bipartisan infrastructure plan, with a growing coalition of Democrats and Republicans prepared to lift the first pha...

What’s in the bipartisan infrastructure bill and what’s left out – visual explainer

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A bipartisan group of US senators have proposed billions of dollars of new spending on roads, public transit, affordable high-speed internet and clean drinking water, among other things. This latest bill, called the I...

US Senate votes to advance infrastructure deal after bipartisan breakthrough

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The US Senate voted on Wednesday to begin work on a $1.2tn bipartisan infrastructure deal after negotiators reached agreement on the major components of the package that is a key priority of Joe Biden. The agreement ...

Joe Biden cherry-picks audience to promote bipartisan infrastructure deal

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Joe Biden used a visit to a cherry farm in Michigan on Saturday to talk up his bipartisan infrastructure package and additional plans for investing in families and education. He also pitched his immigration plans when...

Biden reaches bipartisan infrastructure deal after meeting with senators

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Joe Biden announced on Thursday that “we have a deal”, signaling a bipartisan agreement on a $953bn infrastructure plan that would achieve his top legislative priority and validate his efforts to reach across the poli...

Kevin McCarthy rejects bipartisan plan for 9/11-style Capitol attack commission

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The House Republican leader, Kevin McCarthy, said on Tuesday he opposes a proposal to form an independent and bipartisan commission to investigate the deadly Capitol attack of 6 January. McCarthy’s opposition will er...

Labor open to aged care levy as part of bipartisan funding agreement

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Labor’s aged care spokeswoman, Clare O’Neil, has signalled the opposition may support a levy if the government proposed it in the May budget, saying a bipartisan agreement on aged care funding would be a “great outcom...