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    Manchin’s ‘Dirty Side-Deal’ Is Dead, For Now

    Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., walks through the Senate subway to the Capitol on Sept. 28, 2022. Bill Clark / CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images

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    The so-called Manchin side deal that would have fast-tracked energy projects including the controversial Mountain Valley Pipeline has been defeated, for now. 

    Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) had added the permitting reform language to a funding bill that Congress must pass by Friday to prevent a government shutdown, The New York Times explained. Schumer’s actions came in exchange for Senator Joe Manchin’s (D-W.Va.) support of landmark climate bill the Inflation Reduction Act in August. However, Manchin…

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