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Lincoln Mitchell writes that presidential power requires artfully wielding both carrots and sticks, but 11 months into Joe Biden's presidency, we have not seen much of the latter -- particularly when it comes to persuading Democratic Sens. Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema to support his agenda. ...
Rep. Cori Bush said Sen. Joe Manchin has too much sway over Democrats' reconciliation bill. ...
And Kevin McCarthy faces pressure to punish Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger. ...
Biden's $1.9 trillion reconciliation will reportedly be shelved due to Sen. Joe Manchin's opposition to inflation-exacerbating measures. ...

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