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Daily Archives: May 2nd, 2021

Joe Manchin’s latest comments suggest his grasp of U.S. constitutional law is lacking

Excerpt: In a recent interview with a West Virginia radio station, Senator Joe Manchin spoke of letting the people of America vote on the question of D.C. statehood, which isn't possible because constitutional amendments don't get ratified by popular vote.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (April 26th-30th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included Senate passage of a resolution to restore EPA's ability to regulate methane emissions from the oil and gas industry along with a water infrastructure funding bill. Several Biden nominees were also confirmed.
Written by:Voterama in Congress
Categories:Legislative Advocacy, Series & Special Reports
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