The Daily Populous

Monday December 20th, 2021 night edition

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Sanders alleged that Manchin “doesn’t have the guts to stand up to powerful special interests.”

The Vermont Democrat said he still wanted the Senate to take a vote on the bill regardless of where Manchin stands.

“We've been dealing with Mr. Manchin for month after month after month.

But if he doesn't have the courage to do the right thing for the working families of West Virginia and America, let him vote no in front of the whole world,” he added.

"I cannot vote to continue with this piece of legislation.

Given Manchin’s decision to vote against the Build Back Better bill and his opposition to eliminating the filibuster, Tapper on CNN asked Sanders if President Biden’s agenda was dead.

Manchin's lack of support of the Build Back Better bill will likely jeopardize Democrats’ plan to pass the legislation through reconciliation, which requires 50 votes. »

Hero dog credited with saving baby's life

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An 8-year-old Boston terrier is being hailed as a real-life hero after alerting his owners that their 9-month-old baby was in need of help.

Jeff and Kelly Dowling of Connecticut said that while their daughter slept in her nursery Tuesday night, their dog, named Henry, began acting strangely, repeatedly barging into the nursery and waking the baby.

"He was head-butting the door open and going into her room and standing there," Kelly Dowling told "Good Morning America." »

Five ice-age mammoths unearthed in Cotswolds after 220,000 years

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Five ice-age mammoths in an extraordinary state of preservation have been discovered in the Cotswolds, to the astonishment of archaeologists and palaeontologists.

More are expected to be found because only a fraction of the vast site, a gravel quarry, has been excavated.

Other mammoths have been found in the UK but not in this state of preservation. »

The 2022 Geopolitical Reading List

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As this list contains a large effective way to get through the reading list.

While our annual reading list is divided into thematic sections (see below), the analyst team at Encyclopedia Geopolitica have also put forward a collection of their personal recommendations to start the list.

As this list contains a large number of books, it may be worth considering Amazon’s Kindle “Unlimited” programme as a more cost-effective way to get through the reading list. »

Manchin says he will not vote for Build Back Better: 'This is a no'

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"When you have these things coming at you the way they are right now — I’ve always said this, Bret.

If I can’t go home to the people of West Virginia, I can’t vote for it," he said.

Manchin also warned that rising inflation could "really harm a lot of Americans," especially lower-income or impoverished Americans. »