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Manchin Vows to Uphold Filibuster, Complicating Biden's Agenda

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Senator Joe Manchin dashed fellow Democrats' hopes for changing Senate rules to allow them to pass President Joe Biden's agenda without Republican support, declaring that he opposed scrapping the filibuster under any circumstance.
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Joe Manchin signals he could torpedo Democratic attempts to bypass Republicans multiple times in a year

Joe Manchin signals he could torpedo Democratic attempts to bypass Republicans multiple times in a year

29 days ago   |   By

Summary List Placement Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia suggested he could derail Democratic attempts to circumvent Republicans more than once this year, arguing that embarking on the path would be harmful to the nation's future.
"We should all be alarmed at how the budget reconciliation process is being used by both parties to stifle debate around the major issues facing our country today," the influential Democrat said in a Washington Post op-ed published on Wednesday evening.
Manchin said that drafting bills was "never supposed to be easy," adding it was important to address the needs...
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