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Analysis-With infrastructure vote, Congress gives Biden long-needed jolt of good news

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By James Oliphant and Trevor Hunnicutt WASHINGTON (Reuters) – With this week’s election results in New Jersey and Virginia suggesting that voters are souring on Democrats, President Joe Biden badly needed a jolt of good news. And on Friday, he finally got a little. The U.S. House of Representatives, controlled by his Democrats, passed a $1 trillion infrastructure bill to repair the nation’s airports, roads and bridges — three months after the Senate — sending the bill to Biden’s desk for signature into law. On top of that, a sweeping $1.75 trillion social-spending and climate bill that is a …

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