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Sinema, Manchin and the anatomy of a deal

1 month ago   |   By Politico

For months, Joe Manchin was the Democrat with all the leverage. At the end, even he had to cede some ground.
After Manchin agreed with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on the party-line tax, health care and energy bill , the West Virginia Democrat found himself bargaining with fellow moderate Sen. Kyrsten Sinema. Both hard-nosed negotiators, the Arizona Democrats' business-friendly tax-approach clashed sharply with Manchin's more progressive positions on taxes.
Manchin sought to target the wealthy and ended up agreeing with Schumer to target the so-called carried interest loophole that...
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