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Sen. Sinema Remains Uncommitted on Manchin-Schumer Deal on Climate, Healthcare and Taxes

HeadlineAug 01, 2022

On Capitol Hill, Democratic leaders are pushing the Senate to pass new legislation on healthcare, taxes and the climate crisis before senators leave for their summer recess on Friday. Last week, Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced a surprise deal with conservative West Virginia Democrat Joe Manchin on a 10-year, $739 billion domestic policy package that seeks to reduce U.S. carbon emissions by roughly 40% by the end of this decade. All eyes are now on Arizona Democratic Senator Kyrsten Sinema, who has yet to announce whether she’ll support the legislation. 

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