The Senate passes the Inflation Reduction Act
It took a marathon overnight voting session. Some compromises. And the casting vote of the vice president. But the Senate passed President Joe Biden’s flagship economic package.
And hands the president a major political victory months before the midterms.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer called the Inflation Reduction Act one of the defining legislative feats of the twenty-first century.
The House is expected to vote and pass the bill on Friday.
We talk to Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine about the ins and the outs of the bill.
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