This week in US Politics: How two Democratic senators are making life tricky for Joe Biden

 This week in US Politics: How two Democratic senators are making life tricky for Joe Biden

Welcome to your weekly run-down of all the big news, strange rules and interesting happenings from the world of US politics.

US Congress was buzzing this week. Both Houses were in session, the President was out of town and there was some legislating to do. Big, complex deals were the talk of the press gallery — most notably on an infrastructure bill and Democrats’ major voting rights legislation.

But we’re not going to look at any of that.

Because we’re going to look at why there has to be big, complex deals to pass things in the first place when Democrats control the House, the Senate and the White House.

And the why is actually a who, and they’re Democrats. Meet West Virginia senator Joe Manchin and Arizona senator Kyrsten Sinema. You’re going to hear a lot about them.

Democratic senators Joe Manchin and Krysten Sinema.

Manchin is as West Virginia as they come, having served as governor and secretary of state for the mid-western…

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