How Schumer's kept his Democrats in array — so far

Posted on AllSides August 12th, 2021
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US Senate, Chuck Schumer, infrastructure bill, federal budget

Chuck Schumer got his progressives to swallow a bipartisan deal that tasted about as good to them as wilted spinach. Now he'll need to bring his leery moderates along for the whole meal.

The Senate majority leader is not known for putting a hard whip on his members, yet Schumer's willingness to dish tough truths to the likes of Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin — not to mention Bernie Sanders — amounts to his recipe for delivery on President Joe Biden's domestic agenda.

It started a few weeks ago, when...

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