Biden's major climate bill passes Senate

By Richard Cowan, David Morgan and Rose Horowitch
Updated August 8 2022 - 10:23am, first published 10:18am
"This bill is going to change America for decades," Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said. (EPA PHOTO)
"This bill is going to change America for decades," Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said. (EPA PHOTO)

The US Senate has passed a sweeping $US430 billion bill intended to fight climate change, lower drug prices and raise some corporate taxes, a major victory for President Joe Biden that Democrats hope will aid their chances of keeping control of Congress in this year's elections.

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