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As Manchin pulls energy plan, Pa.’s Toomey votes against advancing stopgap spending bill

BY: - September 28, 2022

Democrats and Republicans voted 72-23 to move the measure toward a final vote later this week.

A third of U.S. House Dems, including Pa., oppose Manchin permitting deal in stopgap spending bill

BY: - September 12, 2022

Pa. U.S. Reps. Dwight Evans, Madeleine Dean and Mary Gay Scanlon are among the opposition.

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Here’s how broken Washington is: Democrats agreeing with each other is big news | John L. Micek

BY: - July 29, 2022

Our pugilistic politics are exhausting the voters — who rightfully expect better. But how to get there?

A spiking thermometer against a bright sky and hot sun

Climate change legislation still could pass Congress this year, Manchin insists

BY: - July 16, 2022

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin III on Friday held open the prospect of Congress passing significant climate legislation yet this year, denying reports he’s tanked the effort by walking away from talks with leadership. The reports have brought a flood of criticism for Manchin from fellow members of Congress, who say the very survival of the […]

U.S. Senate Dems advance Medicare prescription drug negotiation plan

BY: - July 6, 2022

The proposal would allow Medicare to begin negotiating some prescription drug prices starting in 2023.

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Tax cuts cause inflation, too. We need to resist quick fixes | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - June 21, 2022

The bottom line: Inflation is far worse than higher taxes.

Biden’s Fed pick in doubt with Manchin’s opposition; Pa.’s Toomey a skeptic too

BY: - March 15, 2022

Toomey, the ranking Republican on the Senate Banking Committee, said GOP lawmakers are ready to vote on the White House's 4 other Fed picks.

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Here’s why spending $2T won’t make inflation worse than it already is | Opinion

BY: - January 14, 2022

I'm an economist. U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin's opposition to President Joe Biden's domestic agenda is misguided.

Schumer vows U.S. Senate action on voting rights and social policy, as Manchin rift deepens

BY: - December 21, 2021

In a letter to Democratic colleagues Monday, Schumer, of New York, said the Senate would vote in early January on a new version of President Joe Biden’s $1.85 trillion social spending and climate bill, as well as voting rights legislation deemed essential by many Democrats in advance of the midterm elections. 

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Manchin’s support for nat.gas could derail Biden’s climate goals. Here’s how | Opinion

BY: - September 30, 2021

The federal budget isn’t the end game. It’s only one step. This bill has to be about financial incentives and penalties

These are the four big climate items in the reconciliation bill in Congress | Analysis

BY: - September 12, 2021

Fighting climate change is key for House progressives. Many won't support the $1.2T bipartisan infrastructure bill unless a more robust climate bill also passes

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U.S. Sen. John Fetterman, D-W.Va? How the Dem Senate hopeful is trying to turn progressive rage over Joe Manchin into votes | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 14, 2021

Channeling grasoots rage may pay off in the short-term. But will it play in the clubby confines of the Senate Democratic conference?