Republicans not only make it harder to vote – they make it easier for their judges and state parliaments to undo lost election results. Actions by Congress could block these changes – but that requires filibuster reform, and Joe Manchin says he will not vote for filibuster reform. What does Joe Manchin want? Comments from John Nichols.
Also: Amy Wilentz comments on the earthquake in Israeli politics: the end of Bibi Netanyahu after 12 years as prime minister and a new coalition government that for the first time in Israeli history has an Israeli-Palestinian Islamist party in power. Amy, who was the director of the Jerusalem office The New Yorker, talks about what this could mean for Palestinians in Israel, the West Bank and Gaza.
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