Biden Infrastructure

Workers repair a park near the Capitol in Washington on Wednesday as senators struggle to reach a compromise over how to pay for nearly $1 trillion in public works spending, a key part of President Joe Biden's agenda. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans rejected an effort Wednesday to begin debate on a big infrastructure deal that a bipartisan group of senators brokered with President Joe Biden. But supporters in both parties remained hopeful of another chance in coming days.

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