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Democratic leadership got progressive icon Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and red-state lawmaker Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) on the same page to pass the American Rescue Plan. How much more can they accomplish? Punchbowl News Founders Jake Sherman and Anna Palmer, and Nevada Independent Editor Jon Ralston discuss. "Joe Manchin has veto power over the entire Democratic agenda," Sherman says.  ...
President Joe Biden signed the $1.9 trillion coronavirus package into law Thursday, providing a path for an expansion of the welfare state. ...
Senate Judiciary Chairman Dick Durbin, the chamber's second-ranking Democrat, said Monday that he doesn't believe there's enough support in this Congress to pass a full-blown immigration bill with a pathway to citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants, a key pillar of President Joe Biden's immigration plan. ...
For Democrats today, the solution for every new issue is another tax increase. ...

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