U.S. Senate passes $430 billion climate change, tax, drug pricing bill; sends to House

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Senators on Capitol Hill vote to proceed to the Inflation Reduction Act

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate on Sunday passed landmark legislation sought by President Joe Biden that Democratic backers say will bring a major reduction in carbon emissions that cause climate change, lower drug prices for the elderly and make corporations and the wealthy pay more taxes.

(Reporting by Richard Cowan and David Morgan; Editing by Eric Beech)

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