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Five Democratic Midterms Candidates Who Could Make Joe Manchin Irrelevant

Posted on AllSides July 15th, 2022
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Democratic Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia has caused anger among his party colleagues after he came out in opposition to Democrats' spending plans in the wake of June's inflation figures.

Manchin wields enormous power in the evenly divided Senate and has sunk parts of President Joe Biden's agenda in the past or forced major changes to proposed legislation.

His decision this week to oppose Democrats' spending plans to tackle climate change has once again highlighted the fact that the senator, who is considered a moderate, currently has the ability to derail his party's agenda.

Manchin effectively buried...

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