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At long last, the Democrats are showing ambition.

On Tuesday, the party's Senate leadership revealed a sweeping plan to spend $1 trillion over the next decade upgrading and expanding America's infrastructure. They estimate the bill could create 15 million new jobs. When the party was in control of the White House, only Bernie Sanders was willing to push an infrastructure bill this big. The plans proposed by President Obama and Hillary Clinton weren't small, but they weren't nearly this ambitious. So this is progress for the party.

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