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Senate Democrats just laid out their $3.5 trillion plan to hike taxes on the wealthy and begin fighting climate change — without any Republican votes

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Budget Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders hold a meeting with Budget Committee Democrats at the Capitol on June 16, 2021.

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Senate Democrats introduced a $3.5 trillion budget blueprint on Monday that would raise taxes on the wealthiest Americans and large corporations in order to fund a massive expansion of the social safety net, fulfilling a key part of President Joe Biden’s economic agenda.

The $3.5 trillion spending plan would expand Medicare so it covers dental, vision, and hearing. It would also set up a paid family and medical leave program, tuition-free community college, child allowance, and clean energy provisions to combat climate change.

It would also create a pathway to citizenship for some undocumented immigrants and would details ⇒

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