Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin

U.S. Government

Biden can’t budge fellow Dems with big overhaul at stake

Photo: A sign reads “#DemsinDisarray” as Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., left, accompanied by Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., second from right, and Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, right, speaks at a news conference. His government overhaul plans at stake, President Joe Biden appeared unable Wednesday night to swiftly strike agreement with two wavering Democratic senators trying to

Elections

Voting bill showdown looms as GOP rejects Manchin plan

The Senate is set for a key vote Tuesday on a sweeping rewrite of voting and election law, setting up a dramatic test of Democratic unity on a top priority that Republicans are vowing to block. Democrats appeared to be coalescing Thursday around changes to the bill that could win the support of moderate West

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