Build Back Better: What is Joe Manchin saying to Schumer and Biden?

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., speaks to an aide as he walks out of a Democratic policy luncheon as work continues on the Democrats’ Build Back Better Act, massive legislation that is a cornerstone of President Joe Biden’s domestic agenda, at the Capitol, in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021. Andrew...

Biden goes for the safer play on canceling student loan debt

Canceling $10,000 and excluding the highest earners, as Biden’s plan does, appears to align with what a substantial majority of Americans want. It won’t satisfy everyone, though, and the political consequences are yet to be determined. Aaron Blake Link...

The Supreme Court’s approval rate is falling

Zoë Petersen, Deseret News The court of public opinion has turned against the nation’s top court. A Marquette Law School poll found the U.S. Supreme Court’s approval is under water, with just 44% approval among U.S. adults, and 55% disapproval. It’s a steep drop from Sept. 2020, when the...