Manchin seeks bipartisan ‘sweet spot’ for a new try at his energy permitting bill

Senator’s proposal faced large group of House Democrats — and smaller Senate cohort — intensely opposed what they characterized as a fossil-fuel-friendly measure

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U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin

In this file photo, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) makes a statement in the Senate TV Studio on Capitol Hill on Nov. 1, 2021, in Washington, D.C. Manchin spoke about his approach during Democratic negotiations on the Biden administration’s legislative agenda. (Pete Marovich/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.