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Politico| Wed Sep 13 02:27:44 EDT 2017
Senate Democrats are angling to take on Ivanka Trump and the Trump administration on one of her signature issues — making affordable child care a key plank of their "Better Deal" agenda. Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) will lead the introduction of the "Child Care for Working Families Act" on Thursday, an aide familiar with the effort said. The move is intended to showcase broad Democratic buy-in on the bill compared to President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans' halting progress on the issue. The bill, which has been under development for months, will focus on early learning, child care costs and people who administer child care. Story Continued Below "This bill is the Democrats’ benc..

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