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Senators cobbling together bipartisan U.S. infrastructure proposal

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on Thursday met with members of a bipartisan group of senators struggling to develop an infrastructure proposal that could make it through Congress while achieving President Joe Biden’s goals. Twenty-one of the 100 senators, including 11 Republicans, nine Democrats and one independent who caucuses with Democrats have joined on the bipartisan proposal, building out a framework that sources said would cost $1.2 trillion over eight years. That falls short of Biden’s current $1.7 trillion proposal on infrastructure investment, which i…

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