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Policy Over Politics: A Conversation with Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV)


The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate hosted a conversation with Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) on the current state of Senate procedure and the challenges facing effective policy making in the country’s most deliberative body.

Senator Manchin discussed his time in the Senate, his commitment to finding common ground in an era of polarization, and the importance of championing the bipartisan spirit in today’s Senate Chamber. The program highlighted the Senator’s role negotiating major pieces of legislation in the face of mounting political pressure in recent years.

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