Joyce Kaufman

Manchin sees his power grow

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The dome of the U.S. Capitol is seen in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Manchin told his progressive House colleagues in a blunt press conference last week that their efforts to exert leverage over him by continuing to hold up the bipartisan infrastructure bill wouldn’t work.

“In my view this is not how the United States Congress should operate or in my view has operated in the past. The political games have to stop,” he warned last week.

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