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Cardin Calls for More Bipartisan Unity on Key Legislation

August 9th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

Senator  Ben Cardin said this weekend, while he supported using the budget reconciliation process to bypass a Senate filibuster for the Inflation Reduction Act, using that approach for bill after bill is not his preference, but said in this case there was no other choice. The Senate on Sunday afternoon passed the Inflation Reduction Act, a 755-page bill that includes major climate, tax and health care overhauls. Vice President Harris cast the tie-breaking vote using the reconciliation process.  Cardin, a Maryland Democrat, is calling for more bipartisan unity on key legislation…