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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi talks to reporters during her weekly news conference at the U.S. Capitol

Spending Bill Vote May Come Thursday

House Democrats are aiming to vote on President Biden's social spending bill on Thursday pending a final word from the Congressional Budget Office on how it will be paid for.