By Lisa Mascaro, Farnoush Amiri, Associated Press
Democrats are struggling to pick up the pieces after Sen. Joe Manchin effectively crushed President Joe Biden’s big domestic policy bill.
By Yamiche Alcindor, Lisa Desjardins
Lisa Desjardins, Yamiche Alcindor and Judy Woodruff discuss the implications of the near-collapse of negotiations over the Build Back Better legislative package — a keystone of President Joe Biden's domestic agenda. Republicans always opposed the legislation, but Democrats are now…
NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report with Amy Walter join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including the recent setback to President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better bill, and how the spread of…
By Lisa Mascaro, Alan Fram, Hope Yen, Associated Press
Sen. Joe Manchin has all but delivered a death blow to President Joe Biden's $2 trillion domestic initiative. Saying he can't support the package, the West Virginia Democrat has single-handedly thrown his party's agenda into jeopardy.
By PBS NewsHour
President Biden’s ‘Build Back Better’ bill did not make it through the Senate before the holiday break and faces more trouble as Senator Joe Manchin says he will not vote for the $2 trillion social spending bill. But the administration…
By Hope Yen, Associated Press
The West Virginia senator cited a multitude of factors weighing on the economy and the potential harm he saw from pushing through the “mammoth” bill, such as persistent inflation, a growing debt and the latest threat from the omicron variant.
In our news wrap Friday, Pfizer, in light of the new omicron variant, forecast the pandemic will last until 2024. Russia published demands that NATO get out of central and eastern Europe, and deny membership to Ukraine. The U.S. Senate…
By Lisa Desjardins, Saher Khan
It was a week of setbacks for the Biden agenda and Democrats in control of Congress. A key piece of immigration reform hit a wall in the Senate, and voting rights bills have stalled. Frustrated Democrats intensified talks of changing…
New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including the latest report from the Associated Press that shows no widespread voter fraud in 2020, the latest revelations…
After finding ways to avoid fiscal crises in the last few weeks, Democrats on Capitol Hill are now working to install critical parts of their agenda before the end of the year. Lisa Desjardins joins Judy Woodruff to discuss three…
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