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before the college football game at Sun Devil Stadium on November 3, 2018 in Tempe, Arizona.
Listen to This: Confirmation Bias

A new episode of The Josh Marshall Podcast is live! This week, Josh and Kate discuss news around the Supreme Court nomination, including the Republican reaction, and the push for legislative election reform.

You can listen to the new episode of The Josh Marshall Podcast here.

The Sunsetting Of The Child Tax Credit Expansion Could Leave Many Families Without Enough Food On The Table
The payments were widely credited with bringing about huge declines in poverty and malnutrition.
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 02: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) holds a press conference following the Senate GOP policy luncheon in the Rayburn Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill on March 2, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Mitch McConnell
Listen To This: Time To Get Creative

A new episode of The Josh Marshall Podcast is live! This week, Josh and Kate discuss the seeming “punt” of the reconciliation bill and how Democrats can still generate forward momentum.

You can listen to the new episode of The Josh Marshall Podcast here.

Was BBB Doomed As Soon As BIF Passed? Prime Badge

TPM Reader PT checks in on Manchin, BBB, and the current swoon:

For pretty much the entire time of the Biden Administration legislative activity, I’ve been of the opinion that the whole issue of the BBB was best understood as a kind of culture war. The problem that the Manchin caucus really has with the BBB is that it represents a Democratic Party in which the moderate / conservative / Manchin caucus is not firmly in the driver seat all the time, for all things.

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