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GOP is Courting Manchin After He Kills Build Back Better Bill in Attempt to Take Senate Majority

Republicans are currently courting Joe Manchin (D-W. Va.) after he rang the death knell for President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better bill, which would have been the Biden administration’s most substantial public policy victory. GOP senators have told Manchin they would welcome him into their caucus if he switched his political allegiances. Although Manchin has…

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Thanks to Joe Manchin, Schumer Announces That “Build Back Better” Plan Will Not Pass This Year

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced that talks between President Joe Biden and Senator Joe Manchin (D-W. Va.) will continue, hurting plans to pass the “Build Back Better” plan before the holiday recess. Schumer did not offer a timeline in his remarks on the Senate floor. “The president requested more time to continue his…

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The Obstructionist Joe Manchin: Dems Say He Won’t Allow Vote on Spending and Climate Plan Before Christmas

Democrats say that Senator Joe Manchin (D-W. Va.) has made clear he won’t allow a vote on the Biden administration’s spending and climate plan before Christmas. They say that they have the support of 49 senators but lack Manchin and they need a unified caucus in order to pass the legislation. Senate Majority Leader Chuck…

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Manchin Demands Reconciliation Bill Include Hyde Amendment, Which Prohibits Feds from Paying for Abortion Expenses

Senator Joe Manchin (D-W. Va.) has demanded that an expansion of Medicaid that Democrats want to pass as part of a $3.5 trillion spending plan must include the Hyde Amendment, which prohibits federal agencies, including Medicaid, from paying for abortion expenses. “Yeah, we’re not taking the Hyde Amendment off. Hyde’s going to be on,” Manchin told National…

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Former Senate Aide Blasts Manchin and GOP as “Enemies of Democracy”

Former Senate aide Brent Budowsky, who was an aide to former Sen. Lloyd Bentsen (D-Texas) and former Rep. Bill Alexander (D-Ark.), criticized Senator Joe Manchin (D-W. Va.) and the Republican Party in an op-ed for The Hill, referring to them as “enemies of democracy” who are blocking the Senate from passing crucial voting rights legislation….

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Pelosi Dismisses Manchin’s Objections, Urges Senate to Act to Defend Election Integrity

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) urged the Senate to approve a bill that would constitute the largest expansions of voter protections yet, dismissing the objections of Senator Joe Manchin (D-W. Va.), who vowed not to vote for the measure on partisan grounds and highlighted problems with the Democrats‘ ability to pass major legislation with a…

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