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HomeVideoManchin's opposition a 'body blow' to Democrats’ voting rights legislation

Manchin’s opposition a ‘body blow’ to Democrats’ voting rights legislation


The U.S. Senate has returned to work facing a crowded field of initiatives. But West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, a centrist, may throw a wrench in his party’s agenda on the issue of voting rights. Congressional correspondent Lisa Desjardins joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the legislation called the For The People Act and breaks down why Manchin opposes it.

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