Joe Manchin Didn't Have to Be the 50th Democratic Senator

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The president and vice president both go abroad, but only one seems to be having fun.
Welcome to this week's edition of the Surge, your weekly newsletter about the brain activity of a West Virginia senator.

The clock is ticking on this Congress, and Democrats are staring hard at their watches. If we could choose a word to describe the state of Democrats in Washington this week, it would be something other than array—indeed, an antonym for that word would come in handy. Liberals cheered when Joe Biden cut off…
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