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Voting Rights Bills Once Again Blocked By Republicans

Sen. Joe Manchin

Senate Republicans once again blocked a pair of voting rights bills in a Wednesday evening procedural vote, holding firm in their opposition to a top priority of President Joe Biden and prompting Democrats to take up filibuster reform – even without full party support. In an expected loss, Democrats failed to …

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Report: Paid Leave May Be Out Of Build Back Better Act

Sen. Joe Manchin

Democrats will reportedly drop paid family and medical leave from the Build Back Better Act. According to reporting, Sen. Joe Manchin wouldn’t agree to the initiative because he doesn’t think it can be paid for. “I just can’t do it,” the West Virginia Senator said. “To expand social programs when …

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