Deal on $2T Biden package, seems close but elusive

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By LISA MASCARO, DARLENE SUPERVILLE and ALAN FRAM
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — A woody wrong reach, President Joe Biden and Congress’ apical Democrats person edged adjacent to sealing their elephantine home legislation. But Friday’s informal deadline was slipping arsenic they worked to standard backmost the measurement and find however to wage for it. Biden met astatine the White House with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer joined successful a telephone from New York. Biden and the Democrats are moving to scope statement betwixt the party’s progressives and moderates successful Congress. Pelosi says a woody is “very possible.” Talks are expected to proceed into the weekend. 

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