Democrat & GOP Senators Fight For Joe Manchin’s Vote On Budget

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Lawmakers from both parties are vying for centrist Sen. Joe Manchin‘s (D-West Virginia) support in President Joe Biden‘s social spending agenda ahead of the midterm elections. Manchin killed Biden’s $2.2 trillion Build Back Better Bill back in December citing concerns about rising inflation and the national debt. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) has made a large effort to work with Manchin in putting forward a budget bill focused on climate change and lowering prescription drug prices. Meanwhile, some of Manchin’s West Virginia constituents are urging him to reject increased t…

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