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90% of profits go to out-of-state corporations, leaving almost nothing for the homeless. no real jobs are created here. but the promise between our state and our sovereign tribes would be broken forever. these out-of-state corporations don't care about california. but we do. stand with us. you are loive in the "cnn newsroom" and i'm jim acosta. breaking news, the senate has passed a major piece of joe biden's economic agenda. >> the yays are 50, the nays are 50. the senate being equally divide,
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the vice president votes in the affirmative and the bill, as amended, is passed. >> the bill, known as the inflation reduction act, contains the biggest climate investment in u.s. history. it also makes big changes to health care policies. it's headed to the house later this week after enduring more than a year of pain staking debate of more than 15 hours of a vote-a-rama delirium on capitol hill. manu raju is on capitol hill for us. this was once called the build back better agenda for joe biden. he didn't get everything he wanted, but they got a lot of what they initially were going after. how did it get resolved? there was some last-minute drama here. >> reporter: yeah, this capped more than a year of negotiations within the democratic party. you mentioned the build back better agenda. this is scaled back from this, but still significant in size and scope, dealing with health
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care, drug prices, climate and energy issues, imposing a new 15% corporate minimum tax that make more than a billion dollars. it was that tax that caused last-minute drama on the floor of the senate, when senator kyrsten sinema of arizona, she negotiated some changes at the end, but she also negotiated on the floor today, because of her concerns that this 15% tax could hit some companies that were essentially subsidiaries of large, private equity firms, that she believes would have been unfairly hit. he was going to -- he did support a republican plan to essentially nix that provision, nix the subsidiaries that would have been hit by this 15% tax. but democrats would have revolted if that plan ultimately got into the bill because of the way it would have been paid for. so as a result there were last-minute negotiations, discussions behind the scenes and they came one a compromise for an alternative way to pay
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for this proposal. now this bill, after getting sinema on board and getting joe manchin to cut this deal, they have gotten all 50 democrats on board behind this board which will head to the house. we expect the house to pass this bill despite having a very narrow majority the democrats have, and despite the vigorous opposition from republicans who contend this could hurt the economy given its tax increases. democrat believe that voters will benefit and give them some political benefit for this because of the way it gives medicare the power to negotiate prescription drug prices, spends hundreds of billions of dollars on climate and energy initiatives in an effort to reduce carbon and greenhouse gas emissions by 40% over the next decade and extends health care subsidies under the affordable care act for three years, but they were able to get this done
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by a straight party line by using a special budget move to avoid a republican filibuster. so despite republican opposition, they were able to get behind this approach, get it passed the senate. and now it looks like it will become law in a matter of days here, jim. >> manu raju, thank you very much. appreciate it. with me now is democratic senator amy klobuchar of minnesota. great to see you. i thought i saw some high fives on the senate floor, and maybe chuck schumer checking a flip phone at one point. >> that's all he has, correct. >> there were some twist and turns there, but you got it across the finish line. what does this nene to the biden agenda and to your party heading into the midterms. >> i've got to first thank chuck, everyone that worked on this. all of us had a part in it. i've been trying to get that
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provision in for years to allow medicare to negotiate less expensive prescription drugs for our seniors. so it was a moment of joy. but opposed to what does it mean for our party, i'm thinking what does it mean for the american people as these forest fires are raging on the west coast, what does it mean? 40% reduction by 2030 as manu just explained for greenhouse gases, putting us on a trajectory i don't think anyone thought was possible, finely doing something that we are doing on climate change. you've got the prescription drugs, $305 billion in deficit reduction. that's why it's called the inflation reduction act. i was just proud that we came together at the end for the american people, and you add to that manufacturing semiconductor chips. we just passed that. standing up for our veterans when it comes to burn pits and where the -- and making sure we
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got that done. making sure finland and sweden are part of nato. it was a lot of victories in the last month after i think there was some pretty negative predictions out there, and i think we defied every single one and the president never gave up. >> now, it's true, it has been a big month for joe biden, no question about it. let me ask you about -- i guess some of this last-minute drama that came in the form of senator kyrsten sinema. she was touting her role in get thing bill passed, but there were some last-minute changes to get her on board. were you happy in the role she played in crafting the final bill in the last-minute compromise that had to be swallowed to get it across the finish line? >> i'm always glad when a bill gets done, but i didn't agree with her on eliminating the carried interest loophole fix that was an early version that would have saved $14 billion.
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we found other ways to make up the revenue. this last issue, you know, i would have preferred the bill as it was. but we were able, thanks to senator warner and negotiating with senator sinema, we were able to get that done and find a way that we were not creating a problem on the state and local tax deduction by finding another source of revenue. and then also she was able, as were a few others, to vote for the thune amendment. but i just think in the end, none of that detracts from this important piece of legislation. bold action on climate. i mean, everyone that looked at it has said a real difference when it comes to inflation because of that deficit reduction, and real hope for americans out there when it comes to prescription drugs. that's a winner all around, and our republican colleagues are the ones that are going to have to explain why they oppose this
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bill. >> let me ask you about a provision that the republican senators were successful in striking from the final piece of legislation. they were -- they struck out key insulin provisions out of the bill. one of those provisions was to cap insulin, which helps treat diabetes to $35, and the private insurance market, the cost of insulin in the u.s. is more than $98 per unit, while in other countries, it is far less. less than $9. how do you explain that? i know obviously democrats, many of the democrats there were in favor of this. i guess all of them were. but you have republicans who were against it. how does that get across to the person people as bringing down inflation? >> you know, i cannot believe that they made this move and it's their right to make a claim under these rules.
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but they're the ones that forced us to use this archaic procedure of reconciliation as it was, because they won't vote for us when it comes to limiting insulin cost. i think of my constituents, one woman said she saves her insulin this the vials, the props of it, for something that used to cost a couple bucks, and saves it day-to-day to day. and we are not giving up that fight, limiting the cost of insulin. we're working on a bipartisan bill when it comes to eninsulin. medication negotiation as will forward. i don't know how they view that as a win that they knocked out the part of out of pocket on insulin. >> does it say something about the hold that big pharma has in washington? >> for once we took on big
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pharma. i'm sure you saw the ads running around the clock in washington, d.c. they were trying to stop us in our tracks. they didn't like they were lifting a ban they put in place 20 years ago into law, written into law that medicare can't negotiate less expensive drugs like the v.a. can right now on behalf of our courageous veterans. and we stood up to them, and as the democratic party, moved ahead and were able to lift this ban. i would have done more, i would do more drugs. senator sanders and i have joined forces on this in the past and will in the future. we would like to move more quickly and see more drugs. i view this as a major victory after leading the bill i have done for over a decade. we have finally lifted that ban. this is just the beginning. >> do you wish you could break the filibuster and do something about codifying roe v. wade? because you could do it for budget reconciliation, for a
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piece of legislation like this, but you can't do it for codifying for roe v. wade. >> jim, thank you for pointing that out. so there's over 160 exemptions to the filibuster for things like compensation for space accidents, for things like tax and spend bill, the trump tax cuts in with 51 votes. what we just did with 51 votes. here's the problem. those supreme court justices, the three of them, gorsuch, amy coney barrett, and kavanaugh, got on with 51 vovotes. but to reverse what they do when it comes to abortion, reproductive rights, whatever else they're going to do, we need 60 votes. that's messed up. so that is why i have long called for filibuster reform and changes. i think that's the way to go. as you know, except for two senators, our democratic caucus earlier this year was united on
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my freedom to vote act on the lift the filfilibuster. so we are focused this fall to get two new democratic senators. codifying roe v. wade into law, we'll have to take that kind of action. >> senator amy klobuchar, thank you very much. appreciate your time. more breaking news. the militant group islamic jihad said a gaza cease-fire agreement has been reached. the prime minister has no official comments to make on these reports as of yet. this comes after a weekend of violence after more than 40 people were killed in gaza. we're e bring you the latest, next. we believe there's an innovatoror in all of us. ♪ ♪ that's why we build technology that makes it possible for every business...
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major win for the biden economic agenda, as the senate passes the $750 "inflation reduction act," as it's called, targeting taxes, hsealth care ad climate change. but it didn't come without last-minute drama. let's break it down with congresswoman kbarbara come stack. senator sinema almost killed this at the last minute. i mean, we just heard from senator klobuchar a few moments ago, you know, she seemed elated. they don't seem too perturbed by this. but once again, because of a 50-50 senate, they had to deal with these last-minute changes in care of kyrsten sinema. >> find someones that loves you
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like kyrsten sinema loves private equity and venture capital. she fought hard for that tax loophole. it seems like a mistake, in my mind, to be a democratic senator who is so tied to your corporate donors, especially when there seems like there could be a primary challenge. but i mean, she has just doubled down on it, and in the end, i don't think it much matters because she voted for the bill, and they were able to pass it and they got this huge investment in climate, biggest federal investment in climate than ever. >> we spoke with ruben yesterday, and he didn't seem turned off by the idea of challenging kyrsten sinema. sounds like it's a live option for him. barbara, joe biden reacted to the senate vote saying, today senate democrats sided with american families over special interests, voting to lower the cost of prescription drugs,
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health insurance and everyday energy costs and reduce the deficit while making the wealthiest corporations finally pay their fair share. republicans insist the opposite is going to happen, that this bill is going to work against the financial interests of ordinary americans. what do you think? do you think it was worth some of these compromises they made in the end to get this bill across the finish line? >> well, listen, i think this feels a lot to me like the reverse of 2018 that, you know, the problem the democrats have is that joe biden's numbers are low right now. they've had a lot of wins here, you know, in the past few weeks, which is actually what happened on the 2018. we had wins on the tax bill in 2018. we had opioid bills. we had a lot of wins at that time, but we had a very unpopular president. so you have the problem that, despite whatever legislative wins you have an unpopular
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president. i think everyone knows, i'm no fan of donald trump. but he took everybody down in 2018. so i think in the house you're still going to have, you know, you might have losses any way. where this may be helpful i think is for democrats in the senate, you have very unpopular republican candidates who are already losing because they're donald trump republicans. so this may help some of the democrats in the senate hold onto their seats, and kind of, you know, make some hay with some of the very unpopular trump republicans. so that may help there. so that's what happened in '18. you might have democrats be able to hold onto the senate because of these wins. so that's where you may hold on here.
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>> yeah, and it does sound like the democrats are trying to build a bit of a firewall over in the senate. but molly, you were talking about the impact of lobbyists here in washington on kyrsten sinema. republicans voted down a measure that would have capped insulin prices at $35 a month, not just under medicare. you know, if you look at the cost of eninsulin here in the united states versus the way it's priced around the world, it's unconscionable what we do to people who suffer from diabetes. what did you think of that? >> i thought that might have been a failure on whipping the vote. there were seven republicans who supported it. the truth is, there are a lot of diabetic people in this country. the idea that they're going to die because they can't afford insulin, which doesn't cost a lot to make and is price gouged, is kind of unconscionable. so i do think there could have been -- i think there are three more republicans you could get on board for that.
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i think you have to figure out how to whip that vote. i think that nancy pelosi -- i think she could have whipped that vote. look, i mean, it sun conshonable to vote against higher insulin. we are living in a country where people are dying because they can't afford insulin. and that is just beyond the pale. i think democrats have gotten a lot done, and even if biden has poor approval ratings, an x factor is the supreme court. remember, they overturned roe and this epa stuff. there's a lot there, and i think that has galvanized the base in a way that was not an existing factor in 2018. >> that's very true. to that point, barbara, i wanted to ask you about this split that's emerging inside the gop over these abortion bans popping up in various states, triggered by the overturning of roe v. wade, and whether some of these bans should include exceptions for things like rape or incest.
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this morning, congresswoman nancy mace slammed the more hardline faction of the party. i watched this interview and i thought it was notable that she was using some of these terms, fashioning herself as a moderate. here is what she had to say. >> my home state, they want women required and mandated to report whenever raped. i just can't imagine a world where you're a girl, a teenage girl who has been raped to have to report those things. "a hands maid tale" is not supposed to be a road map. it will be an issue in november if we are not moderating ourselves, that we are including women who have been raped. >> barbara, i thought that was striking, saying "the hand maid's tale" was not supposed to be a road map. do you think that republicans and putting folks like kavanaugh, amy coney barrett on the supreme court, mitch
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mcconnell using senate procedures to get a vote on the supreme court, it may backfire in the midterms. >> you know, for years republicans, we had always voted for rape, incest exceptions. and i don't think many republicans are as nancy has said, were ready for this at all. a lot of these guys who have been out there taking the most extreme positions, saying, even voting against birth control, as nancy pointed out. they are not ready for this at all and have not been at all sensitive to, you know, to the reality of what the issues are out there. and so yes, i think kansas was a big wakeup call to them. i think now you're going to see many of these men who actually, you know, they themselves might even not be -- i mean, i'm pro life. i always voted for rape/incest
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exceptions and realizing we have to help women. you have to deal with this issue, dealing with the hearts and minds and being prepared to take this to where people are ready to deal with the issue. and a lot of these guys aren't even -- they don't care about the issue personally. now you have someone like doug mastriano, he's running away from his pro-life position saying no exceptions, now he's saying -- they don't really believe what they were saying in the first place. so pro life will run away from him as he runs a away from them as he has to stand up for convictions he maybe never really had. >> all right. thank you both very much. we appreciate it. nor breaking news on cnn. both israel and islamic jihad
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militant movement in palestinian areas of that region, they have reached a cease-fire agreement, and that will begin minutes from now we're hearing. this comes after a weekend of violence where more than 40 people were killed in gaza. cnn's ben wedeman joins me now from jerusalem. ben, this has the foe ten -- potential to be a significant development. you know sometimes these cease-fire agreements don't last very long, but what is the latest? >> reporter: that cease-fire agreement, which was announced by the israeli government just about 23 minutes ago, will go into effect in just about three minutes. but what we're hearing is, up to the wire, there are still israeli air strikes on gaza. there are still sirens sounding in israel as more rockets are being fired. often times when the cease-fire
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happens, each side tries to get in the last blow. so hopefully, that is what is happening. but what we have seen so far is, the egyptians have really once again, as they have in the last five of these encounters between gaza and israel, since 2008, have come in and mediated a cease-fire. now, the details of this cease-fire are still not all together clear. what we have heard from the egyptians is that among other things, they will be pushing the israelis to free an islamic jihad field commander in the northern west bank, who was arrested by the israelis six days ago. in addition to that, the egyptians say they will push the israelis to transfer a prisoner, a palestinian prisoner, who has been on hunger strike for 130 days, to a hospital for treatment.
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we understand that there will be perhaps measures to ease the israeli blockade on gaza. there are reports that as many as 30 fuel trucks are waiting outside to go in, because of course, as a result of the blockade, power has been cut down to just four hours a day in gaza, from 16 because of a lack of fuel. so far, this has been a short 50-hour but very bloody convict. at least 43 palestinians killed. no deaths on the israeli side, but major disruption to life. but as i have seen so many times before, this will probably all happen again. jim? >> it's a sad reality. but very true. ben wedeman, thank you very much. as always, appreciate it. coming up, the lapd is investigating the fiery crash involving actress ann hash who
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the lapd is veging a fiery car crash involving actress ann he hash. she was driving a blue mini cooper when it crashed into a home, igniting a huge fire. police have not been able to question her about the crash because of her injuries. but our correspondent joins us now. chloe, wow, the images from this correct are astonishing. what more do we know about anne heche and how she is doing? >> reporter: a representative for anni is telling cnn, anne is in stable condition, and her family and friends are asking for your thoughts and prayers,
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to respect her privacy during this difficult time. so many questions as to what led up to this fiery crash on friday. reports that she was speeding. we know from authorities who told cnn that over 60 firefighters had to put out the blaze, and that it was some time before they could also extract her from the car. but, again, we still don't know if she's been questioned by police as of friday, as of yesterday. josh campbell at cnn said that police still had not questioned her yet. so that is going to be the next big step here. >> an episode from the actress' podcast came out on friday with some eyebrow raising comments. what do we know about that? >> reporter: so she has thissed to cast that she does with another woman. hours before this crash, a new episode released. and in it, she talks about drinking alcohol, vodka and
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wine. she also talks about having a very uniquely bad day, and not really a good week in general. now, we don't know when this episode of her podcast was taped. we have reached out to her representatives to ask, was it done that day or that week? was she drinking in this podcast when she references that? in that video, you see anne heche being taken after the crash, sort of getting up from the stretcher, flailing her arms in that video you just saw. the podcast raises some eyebrows. but, again, we don't know when that was taped. but it's something that many people are talking about. >> do we know why she was flailing like that on the stretcher? that video is just alarming to see. >> reporter: it's so jarring. but we know it took authorities some time to extract her from the vehicle and that it took over 60 firefighters to put that blaze out in the home and in her car. again, obviously we know she was in critical condition. now she's in stable condition.
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and that she suffered burns. we know from people close to her that her family and friends are praying for her, but she's still hospitalized. again, the next step here too is for authorities to question her, to find out what happened. >> we hope she gets better very soon. very tough to watch. chloe, thank you so much. appreciate it. joe biden is condemning the killings of four muslim men in albuquerque. fatal shootings that police believe may be linked. the president tweeted he is angered and saddened by the killings and said his administration stands strongly with the muslim community. the fbi is helping in the police investigation, the most recent shooting happened on friday. two others were killed in the past two weeks. one shot to death in november. cnn's camilla joins me now. this is a very bizarre case, but
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it sounds like investigators are starting to put the pieces of the puzzle together. >> reporter: yeah, they're trying to connect the dots. one of the most concerning things, it is four muslim men that were killed here. there are other connections, because police say at least two of them went to the same mosque. at least two of them were killed in the same area in southeast new mexico and authorities also saying that at least three of them were ambushed. they say they were shot dead without warning. they did not see this coming. and i want to start with the first incident, the latest one happening on friday, and authorities say he was mid 20s man, also a muslim, from south asia. they say that he was killed and that they do not know yet -- or they do know the identity, but they say they're still trying to contact the family. then they also mentioned the incidents that happened in the last two weeks. one of them being a 27-year-old man, and the other one being a
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41-year-old man, killed in the same area around the same time, just about a week apart. and they are connecting the dots here, a little bit easier because they were going to the same mosque and killed in the same area. finally, they're going back to november of 2021. they say another muslim man was killed outside of -- where he worked and ran a business with his brother. and so what they're doing here is trying to figure out how these shootings are connected, but also who is responsible. authorities have vowed to find the person responsible. and you're seeing local authorities working with federal authorities, as well. you mentioned the fbi, the special agent in charge is asking the public for health in this case. here's what he said. >> these senseless crimes can't go on. the only way we can make a difference is if we all work together. we need everyone to reach out, regardless of how small you
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think it might be, let us decide that. reach out to law enforcement, reach out to your district attorney's office, reach out to the fbi. 1-800-call-fbi. this message goes out to every single community, because someone out there might have seen something. please let us know. >> reporter: i want to mention one of the victims, muhammad hussein, 27. he has been remembered because he worked for the city of espanola, the mayor saying he was soft spoken and kind and quick to laugh. every single one of the vims here has a story and a family that is grieving. but it is an entire community that is concerned and very worried about who could be next before they catch this killer. jim? >> scary situation there in albuquerque. thank you very much. we should note, officials in albuquerque are holding a press conference, or scheduled to hold
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a nightmare scenario. hundreds of miles of earth, water leaking into an astronaut's helmet forcing nasa to halt space walks. here's cnn's kristen fisher. >> reporter: european space agency astronaut mattiace mawer was wrapping up a space walk outside the international space station when he noticed water leaking into his helmet. >> we should accelerate the steps to get him out of the suit. >> reporter: they got him out, but the incident in march of this year was similar to what happened to an italian astronaut
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in 2013. >> i feel a lot of water on the back of my head. >> reporter: water from the cooling tubes was sleeking into his helmet, and he almost drowned. >> for a couple of minutes there, maybe more than that, i experienced what it's like to be a gold fish in a fish bowl. >> reporter: it's a nightmare scenario, according to astronaut garrett reeseman, who became the first space suit engineer at spacex. >> if you fill the helmet, you can't breathe. and you can't take it off. so you're in a bad, bad place. it got very serious. >> reporter: nasa has stopped all space walks until the faulty space suit is returned to earth for inspection. even if it's fixed, the underlying problem is that these space suits are decades old, and there's not many left. >> that big white space suit has
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heritage that goes back to "apollo," so pre1975. the helmets are the same that we won on the apollo suits. >> reporter: nasa knows it's a problem. >> i think it's critical to have a suit that works for everyone. >> reporter: nasa is partnering with two commercial companies to develop the next generation space suits, but likely they won't be ready until at least 2025. >> nasa has gotten quite good at keeping these old clunkers running. they have a capable team that will keep these suits going as long as they have to. but the right thing is to get a new suit. >> reporter: kristen fisher, cnn, new york.
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large out-of-state corporations have set their sights on california. they've written prop 27, to allow online sports betting. they tell us it will fund programs for the homeless. but read prop 27's fine print. 90% of profits go to out-of-state corporations, leaving almost nothing for the homeless. no real jobs are created here. but the promise between our state and our sovereign tribes would be broken forever. these out-of-state corporations don't care about california. but we do. stand with us.
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off the florida keys, the u.s. coast guard rescued more than 100 haitian migrants. you can see people jumping into the water and swimming towards a rescue boat. they are now in custody with hundreds of others from haiti and cuba also making landfall. carlos suarez has more. what are you learning about these migrants and some of these desperate trips to the seas to try to reach it to this country? >> reporter: well, jim, according to border patrol, more than a dozen different ships have been stopped off the
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florida keys since friday. just yesterday, a sailboat with 330 haitian migrants, we're told at least 113 of them had to be rescued when they jumped into the ocean. now a number of them are okay, but two were taken to the hospital. the remaining group were transferred onto a coast guard cutter. and two of them needed help because of dehydration. it is unclear at this hour how many days that sailboat or those soaks aboard that sailboat were at sea. however, we're told that a majority of them will be sent back to haiti. as you said, they are not the only group of migrants trying to get to the u.s. over the same two-day period from saturday, sunday, into today, they also intercepted and took into custody 150 cuban migrants who came ashore in the same area of the florida keys. jim? >> just stunning, those images you're bringing to us, carlos. thank you very much. now it's time to meet this week's cnn hero.
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>> being a parent of a child with autism in the '80s and '90s was very, very challenging. the support was not found. i was the only black woman not there. we had a color barrier, income barrier, equity barrier, just all types of barriers. good morning. everything that we provide is a blueprint of what i was missing as a parent. so we have a support group. kids go to their classes. we are a family. i'm very adamant about educating the community because people are afraid of what they don't understand. we want to make sure that first responders are trained and how to deal with our children. >> how long has your mom been doing this kind of stuff? >> because he's smiling, it makes it easier. but what if you get ahold of someone who is running around, biting themselves? advocacy is a gift. i'm good at it, and it makes me
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story and worked with her civics class to petition the massachusetts legislature to exonerate her and three years later, elizabeth johnson was officially exonerated. so put that in the history books. and join cnn as we explore made gonia, live of the edge of the world. >> parakeets, the southern most species of parrot on earth. a wrerestless bunch, they go fr tree to tree in flocks up to 15 birds. when they find a good feeding spot, numbers can swell to over 100. their preferred way to fatten up for the winter, gorging on monkey puzzle pinenuts.
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for return, the birds spread the seeds far and wide. >> that airs tonight at 9:00 eastern right here on cnn. we're live in the cnn newsroom. i'm jim acosta. in washington, the nat has passed a major pief joe biden's economic agenda, containing the biggest legislative climate investment in u.s. history. >> the yays are 50, the nays are 50. the senate being equally divided, the vice president societ votes in the affirmative and the bill is passed. >> the bill known as the "inflation reduction act" contains measures to lower health care costs. joe biden has released a new statement on this saying this. i want to thank leader schumer and every member of the senate democratic caucus for supporting this bill. it required ma


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