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By Jarrett Renshaw and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Democrats are threatening to scrap plans to create an infrastructure bank in the $1.2 trillion bipartisan spending bill after Republicans opposed a provision intended to lift workers’ wages, according to three people familiar with the discussions. A decision to remove funding for the bank would be aimed at resolving a logjam over U.S. President Joe Biden’s top legislative initiative, as lawmakers scramble to finalize key details of the plan ahead of the Senate’s typical August recess. The group of bipartisan lawmakers seeking to hamme…

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