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Biden Says Legislation Will Help Democrats in Midterms

  • Bill passed by Senate on Sunday now heads to House vote
  • Passage would give Biden legislative victory before midterms
Joe Biden speaks to reporters before boarding Air Force One at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, on Aug. 8. 

Joe Biden speaks to reporters before boarding Air Force One at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, on Aug. 8. 

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President Joe Biden took a victory lap after the Senate passed a sweeping tax, health and climate bill, predicting it will boost Democrats in the November midterm elections. 

“Do I expect it to help? Yes, I do. It’s going to immediately help,” Biden told reporters Monday in Dover, Delaware, before traveling to Kentucky to tour flood damage.