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Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, the pivotal Senate swing vote, made clear on Tuesday that he remains deeply skeptical of overhauling the chamber's rules on a simple majority basis to advance voting legislation, a clear sign that a frantic push by Democrats to win his support to change the filibuster and pass one of the party's core priorities is likely doomed. ...
Former Senate Majority Leaders Harry Reid, who died last week at the age of 82, will lie in state in the United States Capitol Rotunda on Jan. 12. ...
While the House is uglier and more rancorous, senators say they’ve felt little change in the one year since the attack. ...
Senate Democrats are ramping up pressure on Sens. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) to support a change in Senate rules that would end the 60-vote filibuster requirement to pass a sweeping federal overhaul of U.S. elections and President Joe Biden's "Build Back Better" agenda. Senat... ...

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