Climate change legislation still could pass Congress this year, Manchin insists

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In this file photo, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) is followed by reporters as he arrives for a caucus meeting with Senate Democrats at the U.S. Capitol Building on Dec. 16, 2021, in Washington, D.C. (Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.