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Why Manchin Is A 'No' On Build Back Better

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President Biden’s $2 trillion social spending and climate change agenda is in its most tenuous position yet after West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin announced that he will not support the Build Back Better Plan. The crew discusses Manchin’s rationale and where Democrats might go from here. They also look back at 2021, try to pinpoint the most consequential political events of the year and discuss how their understanding of American politics was challenged.

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We’re taking our lawsuit against Biden to the Supreme Court

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What Manchin’s derailing of Build Back Better could mean for the economy