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All hail the great and powerful Sen. Joe Manchin: Mike Thompson toon

Sen. Joe Manchin clearly loves the limelight. But the Democratic senator from West Virginia is holding up major reforms.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Democrats' 'bold' new attempt at bipartisan voting rights reform is failing to win over Manchin's GOP allies

Martin Luther King III hugs Cliff Albright, executive director of Black Voters Matter, as he arrives to speak at a rally for voting rights, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Senate Democrats want to make Election Day a holiday, allow same-day voter registration and crack down on gerrymandering. But the future of these proposals, in a Manchin-approved compromise bill, aren't looking promising. The two parties are largely speaking different...
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Grassroots Group Uses Newspaper Ads to Push Sen. Joe Manchin

A grassroots group is using newspaper advertisements to further push Sen. Joe Manchin to help with issues it considers important to low-income West Virginians.
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Biden fails to win over Manchin on $3.5T budget: report

President Biden failed to convince a key Sen. Joe Manchin to support his $3.5 trillion spending plan during an Oval Office pow-wow, an...
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Minaj Cousin Friend Testicle Saga Continues And Everything Gets Significantly More Stupid

A lot of things happened. Here are some of the things. How Did We Get Here You might be thinking, “Cristina, are you seriously talking about this Nicki Minaj testicle thing for a third day in a row?” and I regret to inform you that yes, I am, and that’s because the White House actually got involved yesterday. Minaj claimed she had been invited to the White House to discuss the COVID-19 vaccine amid what she dubbed “#BallGate,” the backlash over her allegation that the vaccine had caused her c...
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4 reasons Congress should permanently expand $300 monthly child tax credits, according to more than 400 economists

Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik 410 economists urged Congress to make permanent $300 monthly checks to families with children. They wrote in a letter the child tax credit will significantly reduce childhood poverty in the US. Democrats are clashing over how to include the credit in their $3.5 trillion social spending bill. See more stories on Insider's business page. As Senate Democrats clash over what an expanded child tax credit will look like in their $3.5 tri...
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Sen. Manchin thwarts Biden's agenda...again: Mike Thompson toon

Sen. Joe Manchin continues to block President Joe Biden's agenda at every turn.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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10 Things in Politics: Newsom survives California recall

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:Gov. Gavin Newsom survived a recall attempt in CaliforniaThe warden of Leavenworth federal prison left following an Insider investigationAmerica's top general reportedly went behind Trump's back to warn ChinaWi...
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Larry Elder Campaign Touts Website Already Saying Newsom Won Via Voter Fraud

A lot of things happened. Here are some of the things. Jumping The Gun Just A Tad The campaign of Larry Elder, the hard-right radio host who’s been leading the pack of Republicans working to unseat California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) in today’s recall election, is a website that curiously already states the results of the election even though it, uh, hasn’t started yet! The campaign’s website has a “Stop Fraud” link leading to “StopCAfraud.com,”  which has a petition that demands the Cal...
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Sen. Joe Manchin Doubles Down On Wanting Parents To Work For Child Tax Credit

“I think that raising children is work,” Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown said, defending Democrats' ambitious policy.
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Biden told Sen. Joe Manchin to support his $1.9 trillion coronavirus stimulus because 'if you don't come along, you're really fucking me,' book says

President Joe Biden; Sen. Joe Manchin Nina Riggio/San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images; Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images President Joe Biden called Sen. Joe Manchin as the Senate prepared to advance the $1.9 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill. Biden told Manchin in a March 5 phone call: "If you don't come along, you're really fucking me." The reporting was revealed in a new book by Washington Post editor Bob Woodward and reporter Robert Costa. See more stories o...
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Sen. Joe Manchin doubles down on requiring parents to work for the Biden child tax credit

Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia. Oliver Contreras/The New York Times via AP, Pool Sen. Joe Manchin dug in on his proposal to require people work for the Biden child tax credit. "Tax credits are based around people that have tax liabilities," Manchin told Insider. Early research indicates that it helped cut hunger among families, including those in Manchin's state of West Virginia. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia dug in on pushing ...
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Joe Manchin's inflation worries are threatening Biden's agenda, but we might have just passed the peak hysteria over runaway price hikes

President Joe Biden's agenda depends on winning the support of Sen. Joe Manchin, and that depends on how he thinks inflation will get. Nina Riggio/San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images; Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images People have been worried about runaway inflation all summer, including Sen. Joe Manchin, but the latest CPI report showed a slowdown. Some of the big pandemic-era drivers of inflation, like used cars, started falling back to earth. Other worrisome "stic...
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Democrats are pouring cold water on Joe Manchin's suggested work requirement for the Biden child tax credit

Sens. Bernie Sanders and Sherrod Brown at a news conference on Capitol Hill in 2014. Win McNamee/Getty Images Democrats in the House and Senate started lining up against Manchin's idea of tying the child tax credit to work requirements. Among the Democrats critical of the idea were Sens. Bernie Sanders, Sherrod Brown, and Rep. Pramila Jayapal. It underscores the details that still need to be ironed out on renewing key anti-poverty program that's a top Biden priority. See more stori...
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AOC used her first Met Gala appearance to send a message: 'Tax the Rich'

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (L) attends The 2021 Met Gala Celebrating In America: A Lexicon of Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on September 13, 2021 in New York City. Mike Coppola/John Shearer/Getty Images/Insider Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made her first Met Gala appearance on Monday. She used the opportunity to send a political message. The back of her white, strapless gown had "Tax the Rich" written in red. See more stories on Insider's business page. In her firs...
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Sen. Joe Manchin Irks Fellow Democrats With Demands To Cut $3.5 Trillion Spending Plan

The senator is at odds with members of his party over a critical piece of President Biden's agenda in Congress.
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We’re Not Partisan Hacks! Justice Barrett Insists At McConnell Celebration

A lot of things happened. Here are some of the things. Who, Me? Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett wants you to know that the high court is definitely not another GOP machine. “My goal today is to convince you that this court is not comprised of a bunch of partisan hacks,” she said during a speech at an event on Sunday. The event was a celebration the 30th anniversary of the McConnell Center at the University of Louisville, which is named after Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell...
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Sen. Joe Manchin Thinks Parents Should Have To Work For Child Tax Credit

“Don't you think, if we're going to help the children, that the people should make some effort?” he said on CNN.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasts Sen. Joe Manchin for 'weird, patronizing behavior' after he referred to her as a 'young lady'

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez; Sen. Joe Manchin Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call via Getty Images; MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slammed Sen. Joe Manchin after he referred to her as a "young lady." The New York Democrat called Manchin's comments "weird" and "patronizing." Ocasio-Cortez has criticized Manchin over his opposition to Democrat's $3.5 trillion spending package. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took ...
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House Democrats unveil plan to raise taxes on Amazon, Microsoft, and other wealthy corporations and Americans making over $5 million

House Ways and Means Chair Richard Neal and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images House Democrats unveiled their plan to raise taxes on the wealthiest Americans and corporations. It includes a 3% surtax on Americans making over $5 million and a corporate tax hike to 26.5%. A capital gains tax rate increase to 25% is also included. They're all smaller than what Biden proposed. See more stories on Insider's business page. As debate on Democrats&#...
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As Democrats try to agree a $3.5 trillion spending plan, Sen. Joe Manchin - whose vote is essential - wants to cut the cost by almost 60%

Senator Joe Manchin at the US Capitol on June 8, 2021. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Sen. Joe Manchin said Sunday ge opposes Joe Biden's plans for a $3.5 trillion infrastructure bill. Biden needs support from Manchin, a Democrat, to get his bill passed by the Senate. Manchin said he would back a much smaller package of up to $1.5 trillion. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Joe Manchin on Sunday threatened to blow up plans by President Joe Biden and most Democrats for...
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10 Things in Politics: Inside Ron Klain's hellish summer

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:Meet Ron Klain, manager of the White House's summer from hellJustice Amy Coney Barrett says Supreme Court isn't 'a bunch of partisan hacks'Employers are being forced to make salaries public - that's...
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Joe Manchin says AOC is not entitled to her 'own facts' after she said he's beholden to big energy companies

In this Aug. 5, 2021 photo, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., prepares to chair a hearing in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. Manchin is trying to garner bipartisan support for a restoration of the Voting Rights Act AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin said AOC was wrong to say he has weekly meetings with energy companies. "I keep my door open for everybody. That's totally false," Manchin told CNN's Dana Bash on Sunday. Manchin has urged Democrats to...
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Sen. Joe Manchin fires back at Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's claim

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) fired back at Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's (D-NY) claim that he is beholden to big energy companies.
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Sen. Joe Manchin suggests requiring people to work so they can get Biden's monthly child tax credit

's West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin said he supported imposing new requirements on Biden's child tax credit. State of the Union/CNN West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin suggested establishing a work requirement for Biden's child tax credit. "Don't you think, if we're going to help the children, that the people should make some effort?" he said on CNN. The child tax credit presently provides up to $300 a month for each child aged 5 or younger, or $3,600 annually. See more st...
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Sen. Joe Manchin says there's no way to pass $3.5 trillion budget bill by September 27

Manchin's comments come as lawmakers work to approve the budget bill without the support of Republicans.
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The Democratic senator says he won't back the spending bill proposed by Biden that would expand the nation's social safety net

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin said Sunday he will not support the $3.5 trillion price tag for the economic bill that would expand the nation's social safety net, suggesting he preferred $1 trillion to $1.5 trillion for this bill.
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This is how Manchin proposes to pay for the $3.5 trillion bill

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin said Sunday he will not support the $3.5 trillion price tag for the economic bill that would expand the nation's social safety net, suggesting he preferred $1 trillion to $1.5 trillion for this bill.
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Manchin: I will not vote for $3.5 trillion bill

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin said Sunday he will not support the $3.5 trillion price tag for the economic bill that would expand the...
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