JUST IN: Senate Democrats to DROP Paid Family Leave From Spending Bill

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Senate Democrats are reportedly shelving yet another element of the big reconciliation package — paid family leave.

Politico reported Wednesday afternoon paid family and medical leave are being dropped because of opposition from Senator Joe Manchin (D- WV).

Sen. Kristen Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), a long-time paid leave champ, negotiated with Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) throughout the week to try and salvage some sort of scaled-down benefit, but those efforts proved unsuccessful
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