Politics Podcast: The Biggest Political Surprises Of 2021

President Biden’s US $ 2 trillion social spending and climate change agenda is in its poorest position yet. West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin announced in a TV interview on Sunday that he would not support the Build Back Better Plan. On this episode of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew discuss Manchin’s rationale and where the Democrats could go from here. They also look back on 2021, attempting to highlight the most momentous political events of the year and discuss how their understanding of American politics has been challenged.

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