Democrats secure Sinema's support for Inflation Reduction Act

Posted on AllSides August 5th, 2022
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Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) said Thursday that she plans to "move forward" with a revised version of Democrats' reconciliation bill after reaching a deal to scale back some of the original tax provisions and beef up climate funding.

Why it matters: Sinema was potentially the last hurdle for Democrats who have been seeking to clinch President Biden's longtime goal of passing an ambitious package tackling climate change, health care and taxes — renamed the "Inflation Reduction Act of 2022."

"We have agreed to remove the carried interest tax provision, protect advanced manufacturing,...

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